January

1 January
1651

  • Coronation of Charles II as king of Scots
1735

  • Birth of Paul Revere, American silversmith and revolutionary hero
1842

  • Barnum’s American Museum was opened to the public by P. T. Barnum

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2 January
1977

1994

2005

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3 January
1892

1912

  • Henry Bowers, Edgar Evans, Lawrence Oates, Robert Scott and Edward Wilson started the final stage of their trek to the south pole
1963

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4 January
1957

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5 January
1066

1986

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6 January
1066

  • Coronation of Harold II, king of England
1367

  • Birth of Richard II, king of England

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7 January
1955

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8 January
1107

  • Death of Edgar, king of Scots (possibly 15th)
  • Accession of Alexander I, king of Scots (possibly 15th)
1954

1984

1995

2006

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9 January
1977

1983

2005

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11 January
1957

1987

2004

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12 January
1975

1997

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13 January
1974

1985

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14 January
1955

1965

1996

2007

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15 January
1559

  • Coronation of Elizabeth I, queen of England

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16 January
1953

1964

1977

1994

2005

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18 January
1912

  • Henry Bowers, Edgar Evans, Lawrence Oates, Robert Scott and Edward Wilson reached the south pole 35 days after Roald Amundsen’s team
1987

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19 January
1967

1975

1986

1997

2003

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20 January
1936

  • Death of George V, king of the United Kingdom
  • Accession of Edward VIII, king of the United Kingdom
1956

1966

1974

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21 January
1973

1996

2007

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22 January
1901

  • Death of Victoria, queen of the United Kingdom
  • Accession of Edward VII, king of the United Kingdom
1984

2006

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23 January
1045

1953

1981

1983

2003

  • The last signal was received from the Pioneer 10 spacecraft
2005

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24 January
1963

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25 January
1327

  • Accession of Edward III, king of England
1957

1976

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26 January
1975

1997

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27 January
1615

1966

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28 January
1457

  • Birth of Henry VII, king of England
1547

  • Death of Henry VIII, king of England
  • Accession of Edward VI, king of England
1965

2007

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29 January
1820

  • Death of George III, king of Great Britain / United Kingdom
  • Accession of George IV, king of the United Kingdom
1967

1995

2006

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30 January
1649

  • Death of Charles I, king of England and Scots
  • Accession of Charles II as king of Scots
1953

1964

2005

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31 January
1858

1963

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