On This Day

What Happened in January 1694

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 30 Joseph Joachim Benedict Munster, German composer, born in Gangekofen, Electorate of Bavaria (now Germany) (d. c.1751)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 2 Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician, dies at 42
  • Jan 6 Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies
  • Jan 7 Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, English general (bc. 1618)