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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

0660  On this day in history eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies  

0772  Pope Adrian I elected on this day in history.  

0800  On this day in history charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.  

1135  On this day in history henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

1167  On this day in history northern Italian towns form Lombardi League  

1374  On this day in history magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1420  Henry V of England enters Paris on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

1521  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1530  Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) on this day in history.  

1566  Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva on this day in history.  

1566  Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  On this day in history edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42  

1605  Juan de Padilla, composer on this day in history.  

1623  On this day in history thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47  

1626  On this day in history pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out  

1633  Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1634  John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter on this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51  

1640  On this day in history portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule  

1641  On this day in history mass becomes first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery  

1641  Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery on this day in history.  

1651  Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history an athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes  

1656  Germany promises Poland aid against Sweden on this day in history.  

1671  Keill, mathematician on this day in history.  

1700  Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53 on this day in history.  

1707  Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1708  Great Alliance occupies Brussels on this day in history.  

1709  On this day in history franz Xaver Richter, composer  

1709  On this day in history a Sancta Clara, writer, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  Louis VI of France (d. 1137) was born on this day in history.  

1083  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

1549  On this day in history birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

1566  On this day in history birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile was born on this day in history.  

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on this day in history.  

1241  On this day in history death of isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on this day in history.  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1433  Death of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377) on this day in history.  

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on this day in history.