On This Day in History for January 22

Events in History

  • 565 Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus
  • 871 Battle of Basing: Danish invasion army beats Saxon Ethelred of Wessex
  • 1371 King Robert II of Scotland (1371-90) is crowned, becoming the first monarch of the House of Stewart
  • 1472 Great comet of 1471 (C/1471 Y1) becomes the closest comet in modern times, coming within 10 million kilometers of Earth [1]
  • 1506 The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican
  • 1510 Jews are expelled from Colmar, Alsace
  • 1517 Ottoman forces take Cairo, capital of the Mamluk Sultanate
  • 1528 England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V
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