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Historical Events In December - 01

Friday, 18 September 2020

0660  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0772  On December - 01 pope Adrian I elected  

0800  Charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1566  On December - 01 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  On this day in history philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

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

1605  Juan de Padilla, composer on December - 01.  

1623  On this day in history 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  Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule on this day in history.  

1641  Mass becomes first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery on December - 01.  

1641  On this day in history mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery  

1651  On this day in history cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65  

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

1656  Germany promises Poland aid against Sweden on this day in history.  

1671  Keill, mathematician on December - 01.  

1700  On December - 01 willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53  

1707  Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies on December - 01.  

1708  On December - 01 great Alliance occupies Brussels  

1709  Franz Xaver Richter, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1525  On December - 01 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  On this day in history 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  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 December - 01.  

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

1377  On December - 01 death of king Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316)  

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

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

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

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