On This Day

What Happened in January 1651

Historical Events


CrownRoyal Coronation

Jan 1 Charles II Stuart crowned king of Scotland

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 13 Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (d. 1694)
  • Jan 20 Edward Tyson, British Physician and father of comparative anatomy (The Anatomy of a Pygmy, 1698)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 8 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
  • Jan 13 Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86