On This Day

What Happened in January 1644

Historical Events

  • Jan 18 Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's 1st UFO sighting
  • Jan 24 Parliamentary army wins battle of Nantwich, Cheshire, English Civil War

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 10 Louis Boufflers, French soldier & marshal of France, born in Crillon, Oise, France (d. 1711)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 30 William Chillingworth, English religious leader, dies at 41