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Historical Events Happened In December - 24

Thursday, 25 August 2016

0427  On this day in history archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  

0563  On December - 24 the Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes.  

0640  On December - 24 john IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

1046  On December - 24 pope Clement II, [Suitger] elected  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on December - 24.  

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 December - 24.  

1294  Cardinal Benedetto Gaetani chosen as Pope Boniface VIII on December - 24.  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on this day in history.  

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

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1475  On this day in history thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  

1476  On this day in history 400 Burgundy soldiers freeze to death during siege of Nancy  

1515  On December - 24 thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor  

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1565  On this day in history compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition  

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  Storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed on this day in history.  

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

1653  Georg Motz, composer on this day in history.  

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

1679  Domenico Natale Sarro, composer on December - 24.  

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

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

1714  On this day in history rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery)  

1715  On this day in history swedish troops occupy Norway  

1716  On December - 24 patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council  

1719  Johann Christoph Altnikol, composer on December - 24.  

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

1726  On December - 24 johann Ernst Hartmann, composer  

1745  On December - 24 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  Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on this day in history.  

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

1389  On December - 24 birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  

1475  On this day in history birth of thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  

1491  Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on this day in history.  

1508  On December - 24 birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)  

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

1588  On this day in history birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0427  On December - 24 death of archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  

1069  On December - 24 godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies  

1257  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on this day in history.  

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

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

1524  On December - 24 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.  

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