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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

Saturday, 22 November 2014

1250  John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305) was born on December - 25.  

1461  On December - 25 birth of christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)  

1583  Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized was born on December - 25.  

1587  Margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On December - 25 birth of jose Ximenez, composer  

1624  Angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust) was born on this day in history.  

1628  Noel Coypel, French painter was born on December - 25.  

1646  Harald Vallerius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1652  On December - 25 birth of archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (d. 1713)  

1665  On this day in history birth of lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (d. 1746)  

1667  Ehrengard von der Schulenburg, English royal mistress (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history birth of thomas Halyburton, Scottish theologian (d. 1712)  

1686  On December - 25 birth of giovanni Battista Somis, composer  

1698  On December - 25 birth of jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator  

1700  On December - 25 birth of leopold II of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian general (d. 1758)  

1711  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer was born on this day in history.  

1716  Johann Jakob Reiske, German scholar and physician (d. 1774) was born on December - 25.  

1717  Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italy, Pope (1775-99) was born on this day in history.  

1721  William Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet was born on this day in history.  

1728  On this day in history birth of johann Adam Hiller, composer  

1730  Philip Mazzei, Italian physician and friend of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1816) was born on this day in history.  

1742  Charlotte von Stein, German friend of Goethe (d. 1827) was born on this day in history.  

1750  On December - 25 birth of john "Christmas" Beckwith, composer  

1757  On December - 25 birth of benjamin Pierce, U.S. politician (d 1839)  

1763  Claude Chappe, French engineer (optical telegraph) was born on this day in history.  

1765  On December - 25 birth of joseph Mazzinghi, composer  

1771  On this day in history birth of dorothy Wordsworth  

1775  Antun Sorkocevic, composer was born on this day in history.  

1808  Stephen Cleeg Rowan, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890 was born on December - 25.  

1810  Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (d. 1892) was born on December - 25.  

1811  Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German politician/bishop of Mainz was born on December - 25.  

1813  Milledge Luke Bonham, (Confederacy) died in 1890 was born on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history birth of jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/founder (Coop of Welfare of the People)  

1815  Temistocle Solera, composer was born on December - 25.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  Adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies on this day in history.  

0820  Death of Leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered on this day in history.  

1156  Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

1249  Peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies on this day in history.  

1513  On December - 25 johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70  

1530  On December - 25 babur, emperor of Delhi, dies  

1635  Death of Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567) on December - 25.  

1676  Death of Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609) on this day in history.