January 1584 in History

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Events in History

  • Jan 7 Last day of the Julian calendar in Bohemia & Holy Roman empire
  • Jan 17 Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar
  • Jan 22 Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812)

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 29 Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange and stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel (1625-47), born in Delft, Dutch Republic (d. 1647)

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Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry

Deaths in History

  • Jan 4 Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44
  • Jan 30 Jonker Wigbold van Ewsum, mister of Nienoord, dies in battle
  • Jan 30 Pieter Jansz Pourbus, Flemish painter, dies