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Historical Events Happened In December - 01

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

1722  A L Karschin, writer on this day in history.  

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

1724  On this day in history charles Theodoor, elector (Palts & Bayern)  

1726  On this day in history eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer  

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  On this day in history jews are expelled from Great Russia by Empress Elisabeth  

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  First American school to offer manual training courses opens, Md on this day in history.  

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

1750  Doppelmayr, mathematician on this day in history.  

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

1761  The birth of Madame Marie Tussaud, French waxworks modeller on this day in history.  

1768  The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer  

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

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

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  On this day in history lobachevsky, mathematician  

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  On this day in history justin Heinrich Knechtl, composer, dies at 65  

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

1822  On this day in history dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil  

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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  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  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 this day in history.  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on this day in history.  

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

1377  On this day in history death of king Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316)  

1417  On this day in history walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

1433  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

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