On This Day

What Happened in January 1484

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jan 23 Parliament of English King Richard III opens, passes Titulus Regis, (Richard's right to the throne)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)
  • Jan 17 George Spalatin, German humanist, reformer and important figure in the Reformation, born in Spalt, Bavaria (d. 1545)