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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

Saturday, 23 August 2014

0003  On this day in history birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1167  On this day in history birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

1389  John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442) was born on this day in history.  

1475  On this day in history birth of thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  

1491  On this day in history birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)  

1609  On this day in history birth of philip Warwick, English writer and politician (d. 1683)  

1635  On this day in history birth of mariana of Austria, second wife of king Philip IV of Spain (d. 1696)  

1653  On this day in history birth of georg Motz, composer  

1679  Domenico Natale Sarro, composer was born on this day in history.  

1689  On this day in history birth of french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian  

1698  William Warburton, English Bishop of Gloucester (d. 1779) was born on this day in history.  

1714  On this day in history birth of rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery)  

1716  On this day in history birth of patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council  

1719  Johann Christoph Altnikol, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  Johann Conrad Ammann, Swiss physician and naturalist (d. 1811) was born on this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history birth of johann Ernst Hartmann, composer  

1745  On this day in history birth of benjamin Rush, Byberry Pa, physician/general/signer (Decl of Indep)  

1754  George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) was born on this day in history.  

1761  On this day in history birth of selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808)  

1761  Jean-Louis Pons, French astronomer (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1773  Joseph Wolfl, composer was born on this day in history.  

1784  On this day in history birth of grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1803)  

1791  On this day in history birth of a Eugene Scribe, French dramatist (Bertrand et Raton)  

1798  On this day in history birth of adam B Mickiewicz, Poland, national poet (Pan Tadeusz)  

1809  On this day in history birth of christopher "Kit" Carson, KY, Union brig-general/indian fighter  

1809  On this day in history birth of kit Carson, American frontiersman (d. 1868)  

1810  Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter (d. 1873) was born on this day in history.  

1812  Henry Russell, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  Karl Eduard Zachariae, German jurist (d. 1894) was born on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history birth of henry Wellington Greatorex, composer  

1818  On this day in history birth of james Prescott Joule, physicist (discovered conservation of energy)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0427  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  

1257  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on this day in history.  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on this day in history.  

1453  On this day in history john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1541  Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

1548  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on this day in history.