On This Day

January 1690 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 6 Joseph I, later Holy Roman Emperor and son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans
  • Jan 22 Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 22 Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 3 Hillel ben Naphtali Zevi, Lithuanian rabbi (b. 1615)