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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

Monday, 08 February 2016

1250  On December - 25 birth of john IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)  

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

1583  On this day in history birth of orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized  

1587  On December - 25 birth of margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)  

1601  On December - 25 birth of jose Ximenez, composer  

1624  On December - 25 birth of angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)  

1628  On December - 25 birth of noel Coypel, French painter  

1646  On December - 25 birth of harald Vallerius, composer  

1652  On this day in history birth of archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (d. 1713)  

1665  On December - 25 birth of lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (d. 1746)  

1667  On December - 25 birth of ehrengard von der Schulenburg, English royal mistress (d. 1743)  

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 this day in history birth of jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator  

1700  Leopold II of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian general (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1711  On this day in history birth of jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer  

1716  Johann Jakob Reiske, German scholar and physician (d. 1774) was born on this day in history.  

1717  On December - 25 birth of pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italy, Pope (1775-99)  

1721  William Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet was born on December - 25.  

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 December - 25.  

1742  On this day in history birth of charlotte von Stein, German friend of Goethe (d. 1827)  

1750  John "Christmas" Beckwith, composer was born on this day in history.  

1757  Benjamin Pierce, U.S. politician (d 1839) was born on this day in history.  

1763  On December - 25 birth of claude Chappe, French engineer (optical telegraph)  

1765  On December - 25 birth of joseph Mazzinghi, composer  

1771  On December - 25 birth of dorothy Wordsworth  

1775  On this day in history birth of antun Sorkocevic, composer  

1808  On this day in history birth of stephen Cleeg Rowan, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890  

1810  On December - 25 birth of alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (d. 1892)  

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  Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/founder (Coop of Welfare of the People) was born on December - 25.  

1815  Temistocle Solera, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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 December - 25.  

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 December - 25.  

1249  Peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies on December - 25.  

1513  On this day in history johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70  

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

1635  On December - 25 death of samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567)  

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

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