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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Sunday, 20 April 2014

1712  Bernhard Christian Weber, composer on this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history a L Karschin, writer  

1723  On this day in history susanna Centlivre, English dramatist and actress  

1724  Charles Theodoor, elector (Palts & Bayern) on this day in history.  

1726  Eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer on this day in history.  

1727  On this day in history johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer, dies at 61  

1729  On this day in history giuseppe Sarti, composer  

1729  On this day in history christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer, dies at 59  

1736  On this day in history simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), dies at 72  

1742  Jews are expelled from Great Russia by Empress Elisabeth on this day in history.  

1742  Empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia on this day in history.  

1743  On this day in history martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium)  

1750  On this day in history first American school to offer manual training courses opens, Md  

1750  On this day in history 1st American school to offer manual training courses opens, Md  

1750  On this day in history doppelmayr, mathematician  

1755  Maurice Greene, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1761  On this day in history the birth of Madame Marie Tussaud, French waxworks modeller  

1768  On this day in history the slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.  

1779  Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer on this day in history.  

1781  Charles Philippe Lafont, composer on this day in history.  

1783  Charles and M.N. Roberts ascend 2,000' in a hydrogen balloon on this day in history.  

1783  Charles & M N Roberts ascend 2,000' in hydrogen balloon on this day in history.  

1784  Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer on this day in history.  

1787  The first lighthouse, built at Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh, by Thomas Smith and Robert Stevenson, lit on this day in history.  

1787  Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer on this day in history.  

1792  Lobachevsky, mathematician on this day in history.  

1797  On this day in history oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 71  

1808  Anton Fischer, composer, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history joseph Gungl, composer  

1813  Ferdinando Bertoni, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1814  August Rockel, composer on this day in history.  

1817  Justin Heinrich Knechtl, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1821  Santo Domingo (Dominican Rep) proclaims independence from Spain on this day in history.  

1822  Dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil 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  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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