On This Day

What Happened in January 1620

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 9 Johann Weichmann, German organist, and sacred and secular music composer (Sorgen-L├Ągerin), born in Wolgast, Pomerania (d. 1652)
  • Jan 31 Georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 17 Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59