On This Day

What Happened in January 1664

Historical Events

  • Jan 21 Count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 4 Lars Roberg, Swedish physician (d. 1742)
  • Jan 14 Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1736)
  • Jan 20 Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (d. 1718)
  • Jan 24 John Vanbrugh, dramatist/architect (baptized), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 18 Moses Amyraut, French theologian (b. 1596)