On This Day

What Happened in January 1634

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 24 Emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor

General and Nobleman Albrecht von Wallenstein
General and Nobleman
Albrecht von Wallenstein
Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II
Holy Roman Emperor
Ferdinand II

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 7 Adam Krieger, German organist and composer, born in Driesen, Brandenburg-Prussia (now Drezdenkom, Poland) (d. 1666)
  • Jan 16 Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)
  • Jan 25 Gaspar Fagel, Dutch statesman & writer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1688)