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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Saturday, 19 April 2014

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

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

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  On this day in history walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

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  On this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45  

1530  On this day in history margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51  

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

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  Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42 on this day in history.  

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

1623  Thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1626  Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67  

1634  On this day in history john-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter  

1635  Melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1640  Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule on this day in history.  

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

1641  On this day in history mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery  

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

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

1656  On this day in history germany promises Poland aid against Sweden  

1671  On this day in history keill, mathematician  

1700  On this day in history willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53  

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

1708  On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels  

1709  On this day in history franz Xaver Richter, composer  

1709  A Sancta Clara, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On this day in history birth of louis VI of France (d. 1137)  

1083  On this day in history birth of anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on this day in history.  

1525  On this day in history birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

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  On this day in history birth of nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)  

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  On this day in history death of king Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316)  

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.