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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Saturday, 20 December 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  On this day in history henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

1167  Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League on this day in history.  

1374  On December - 01 magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

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

1420  On this day in history henry V of England enters Paris.  

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on December - 01.  

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

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

1580  Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42 on December - 01.  

1605  On December - 01 juan de Padilla, composer  

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

1626  On December - 01 pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out  

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

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

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

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

1651  On this day in history cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65  

1653  On December - 01 an athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes  

1656  On December - 01 germany promises Poland aid against Sweden  

1671  Keill, mathematician on December - 01.  

1700  On December - 01 willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53  

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

1708  Great Alliance occupies Brussels on this day in history.  

1709  Franz Xaver Richter, composer on December - 01.  

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  Louis VI of France (d. 1137) was born on December - 01.  

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

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on December - 01.  

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

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) was born on December - 01.  

1566  On December - 01 birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

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

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on December - 01.  

Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on December - 01.  

1241  On December - 01 death of isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)  

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

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.