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Historical Events For December - 24

Saturday, 25 February 2017

0427  Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on this day in history.  

0563  The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes on this day in history.  

0640  John IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

1046  Pope Clement II, [Suitger] elected on this day in history.  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  

1167  On December - 24 the birth of John I, King of England, responsible for signing the Magna Carta  

1167  John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) on this day in history.  

1294  Cardinal Benedetto Gaetani chosen as Pope Boniface VIII on this day in history.  

1380  On this day in history john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on this day in history.  

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1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) on this day in history.  

1476  400 Burgundy soldiers freeze to death during siege of Nancy on December - 24.  

1515  On this day in history thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor  

1524  On this day in history vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55  

1541  On this day in history andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  

1548  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on this day in history.  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver on December - 24.  

1565  Compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition on this day in history.  

1568  Uprising of Morisco's in Granada on this day in history.  

1584  On December - 24 basque whaler Joanes de Echaniz dictates his last will and testament at Carol's Cove, near Red Bay Labrador, it is the oldest surviving will in Canadian history.  

1593  On December - 24 storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed  

1651  On this day in history john van Riebeeck departs to Cape of Good Hope  

1653  On this day in history georg Motz, composer  

1660  Mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1679  Domenico Natale Sarro, composer on this day in history.  

1689  French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian on December - 24.  

1707  Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78 on December - 24.  

1714  Rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery) on this day in history.  

1715  Swedish troops occupy Norway on this day in history.  

1716  On this day in history patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council  

1719  On December - 24 johann Christoph Altnikol, composer  

1724  Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on this day in history.  

1726  Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer on December - 24.  

1745  On this day in history benjamin Rush, Byberry Pa, physician/general/signer (Decl of Indep)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0003  On this day in history birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1167  John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) was born on December - 24.  

1389  On this day in history birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  

1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on this day in history.  

1491  On December - 24 birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on December - 24.  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1588  Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on December - 24.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0427  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1069  On this day in history godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies  

1257  On this day in history death of john I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218)  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on December - 24.  

1453  On December - 24 john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on December - 24.  

1541  Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

1548  On this day in history maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies  

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