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Historical Events For December - 24

Friday, 20 January 2017

0427  On this day in history archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  Click To Search About This In Google

0563  The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

0640  John IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1046  Pope Clement II, [Suitger] elected on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1167  On this day in history the birth of John I, King of England, responsible for signing the Magna Carta  Click To Search About This In Google

1167  On this day in history john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  Click To Search About This In Google

1294  Cardinal Benedetto Gaetani chosen as Pope Boniface VIII on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1380  On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1475  On this day in history thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  Click To Search About This In Google

1476  On December - 24 400 Burgundy soldiers freeze to death during siege of Nancy  Click To Search About This In Google

1515  On this day in history thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor  Click To Search About This In Google

1524  On December - 24 vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55  Click To Search About This In Google

1541  Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1548  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1565  Compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1568  On December - 24 uprising of Morisco's in Granada  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1593  On this day in history storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed  Click To Search About This In Google

1651  On this day in history john van Riebeeck departs to Cape of Good Hope  Click To Search About This In Google

1653  On December - 24 georg Motz, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1660  On December - 24 mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29  Click To Search About This In Google

1679  Domenico Natale Sarro, composer on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1689  On December - 24 french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian  Click To Search About This In Google

1707  Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78 on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1714  Rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1715  On this day in history swedish troops occupy Norway  Click To Search About This In Google

1716  Patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1719  Johann Christoph Altnikol, composer on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1724  Benjamin Franklin arrives in London on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1726  On December - 24 johann Ernst Hartmann, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1745  Benjamin Rush, Byberry Pa, physician/general/signer (Decl of Indep) on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1167  John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) was born on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1389  On this day in history birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  Click To Search About This In Google

1475  On December - 24 birth of thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  Click To Search About This In Google

1491  Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1588  Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1069  On December - 24 godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1257  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1380  On this day in history john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on December - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1541  On this day in history andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  Click To Search About This In Google

1548  On December - 24 maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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