On This Day

January 1641 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 14 United East Indian Company conquers city of Malacca, 7,000 killed

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 18 Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois), born in Paris (d. 1691)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 3 Jeremiah Horrocks, English astronomical prodigy, dies at 22
  • Jan 11 Juan Martínez de Jáuregui y Aguilar, Spanish poet (b. 1583)