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Historical Events In December - 01

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

0772  Pope Adrian I elected on December - 01.  

0800  On this day in history 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  On December - 01 northern Italian towns form Lombardi League  

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

1417  On this day in history walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

1420  On December - 01 henry V of England enters Paris.  

1455  On December - 01 lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

1521  On December - 01 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  Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva on this day in history.  

1566  On this day in history philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

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

1580  On this day in history edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42  

1605  On this day in history juan de Padilla, composer  

1623  On December - 01 thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47  

1626  Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out on this day in history.  

1633  Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1634  John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter on December - 01.  

1635  On December - 01 melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51  

1640  On this day in history portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule  

1641  Mass becomes first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery on this day in history.  

1641  Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery on this day in history.  

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 December - 01.  

1656  Germany promises Poland aid against Sweden on December - 01.  

1671  On this day in history keill, mathematician  

1700  Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53 on this day in history.  

1707  Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1708  On December - 01 great Alliance occupies Brussels  

1709  On this day in history franz Xaver Richter, composer  

1709  On December - 01 a Sancta Clara, writer, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On this day in history birth of louis VI of France (d. 1137)  

1083  On this day in history birth of anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on December - 01.  

1525  On this day in history birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

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

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

1573  On December - 01 birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  On this day in history birth of nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on December - 01.  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on December - 01.  

1433  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)  

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on December - 01.  

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