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Historical Events In December - 01

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on December - 01.  

0772  On this day in history pope Adrian I elected  

0800  On December - 01 charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on December - 01.  

1167  Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League on December - 01.  

1374  On December - 01 magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1420  Henry V of England enters Paris on this day in history.  

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45  

1530  Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51 on December - 01.  

1549  On December - 01 johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

1566  On this day in history spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva  

1566  Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen on December - 01.  

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile on this day in history.  

1580  Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42 on December - 01.  

1605  Juan de Padilla, composer on December - 01.  

1623  Thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1626  Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out on December - 01.  

1633  On December - 01 isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67  

1634  On December - 01 john-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter  

1635  Melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1640  Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule on this day in history.  

1641  On December - 01 mass becomes first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery  

1641  On December - 01 mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery  

1651  Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65 on December - 01.  

1653  An athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes on this day in history.  

1656  On this day in history germany promises Poland aid against Sweden  

1671  Keill, mathematician on this day in history.  

1700  On this day in history willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53  

1707  On this day in history jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies  

1708  Great Alliance occupies Brussels on December - 01.  

1709  On this day in history franz Xaver Richter, composer  

1709  A Sancta Clara, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  Louis VI of France (d. 1137) was born on this day in history.  

1083  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on this day in history.  

1521  On December - 01 birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on December - 01.  

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) was born on this day in history.  

1566  On December - 01 birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

1573  On this day in history birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on December - 01.  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on this day in history.  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on December - 01.  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on December - 01.  

1377  On this day in history death of king Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316)  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1433  Death of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377) on December - 01.  

1455  On this day in history lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

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