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Historical Events Happened In December - 24

Sunday, 29 May 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  John IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 24.  

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

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

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

1167  On December - 24 john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

1294  On December - 24 cardinal Benedetto Gaetani chosen as Pope Boniface VIII  

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

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.  

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

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

1515  Thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor on this day in history.  

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

1541  On December - 24 andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  

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

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

1565  On December - 24 compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition  

1568  Uprising of Morisco's in Granada on December - 24.  

1584  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 on December - 24.  

1593  Storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed on December - 24.  

1651  John van Riebeeck departs to Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history georg Motz, composer  

1660  On this day in history mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29  

1679  On this day in history domenico Natale Sarro, composer  

1689  French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian on this day in history.  

1707  On December - 24 noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78  

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

1715  On this day in history swedish troops occupy Norway  

1716  Patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council on December - 24.  

1719  Johann Christoph Altnikol, composer on this day in history.  

1724  On December - 24 benjamin Franklin arrives in London  

1726  Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer on this day in history.  

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  On December - 24 birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

1389  On December - 24 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  Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on December - 24.  

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

1564  On this day in history birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver  

1588  On December - 24 birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)  

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

1257  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on December - 24.  

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  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.  

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