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Historical Events In December - 01

Saturday, 01 October 2022

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 this day in history charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.  

1135  On December - 01 henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

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

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

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

1420  On this day in history henry V of England enters Paris.  

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

1521  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45 on December - 01.  

1530  On this day in history margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51  

1549  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) on December - 01.  

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

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

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile on December - 01.  

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

1605  Juan de Padilla, composer on December - 01.  

1623  Thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47 on December - 01.  

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

1633  Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67 on December - 01.  

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

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

1640  On December - 01 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  On this day in history cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65  

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  On December - 01 keill, mathematician  

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  Franz Xaver Richter, composer on December - 01.  

1709  On this day in history a Sancta Clara, writer, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On December - 01 birth of louis VI of France (d. 1137)  

1083  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on December - 01.  

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

1525  On December - 01 birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

1549  On this day in history birth of johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

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

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

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

Famous Deaths In December - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0660  On this day in history eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies  

1135  On December - 01 henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on this day in history.  

1374  On this day in history magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

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