Historical Events Happened In December - 24
Sunday, 05 July 2015
0427 Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on December - 24.
0563 The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes on December - 24.
0640 John IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 24.
1046 On this day in history pope Clement II, [Suitger] elected
1069 Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on December - 24.
1167 The birth of John I, King of England, responsible for signing the Magna Carta on this day in history.
1167 On this day in history john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)
1294 On December - 24 cardinal Benedetto Gaetani chosen as Pope Boniface VIII
1380 On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies
1453 On this day in history john Dunstable, English composer, dies
1475 Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) on December - 24.
1476 400 Burgundy soldiers freeze to death during siege of Nancy on this day in history.
1515 On this day in history thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor
1524 On December - 24 vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55
1541 On December - 24 andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61
1548 Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on December - 24.
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 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 this day in history.
1593 Storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed on December - 24.
1651 John van Riebeeck departs to Cape of Good Hope on December - 24.
1653 On December - 24 georg Motz, composer
1660 On this day in history mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29
1679 Domenico Natale Sarro, composer on this day in history.
1689 On December - 24 french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian
1707 On this day in history noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78
1714 Rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery) on this day in history.
1715 Swedish troops occupy Norway on December - 24.
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 December - 24.
1726 Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer on December - 24.
1745 Benjamin Rush, Byberry Pa, physician/general/signer (Decl of Indep) on this day in history.