On This Day

What Happened in January 1671

Historical Events

Pirate Attack

Jan 27 Welsh pirate Henry Morgan lands at the gates of Panama City

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 11 Fran├žois-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (d. 1745)
  • Jan 15 Abraham de la Pryme, English antiquarian, born in Hatfield (d. 1704)