What Happened in January 1630

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jan 13 Chinese Emperor Chongzhen orders the arrest of military general Yuan Chonghuan

  • Jan 13 Letters Patent issued to Plymouth Colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 11 John Rogers, American President of Harvard in the US (d. 1684)

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 7 Italian composer Pier Cavalli marries rich widow Maria Sosomeno

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 13 Yuan Chonghuan, Chinese military commander, executed at 46
  • Jan 26 Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)