On This Day

What Happened in January 1613

Historical Events

  • Jan 20 Peace of Knarod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
  • Jan 24 Amsterdam merchant Hans Bontemantel baptized

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 19 Jacques Huyn, French baroque composer, born in Beaune (d. 1652)
  • Jan 26 Johann Jakob Wolleb, Swiss organist, theologian and composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1667)