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Historical Events In December - 01

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

0660  On December - 01 eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies  

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 this day in history.  

1374  On December - 01 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 December - 01.  

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

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

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 December - 01 spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva  

1566  Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen on this day in history.  

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

1580  On December - 01 edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42  

1605  Juan de Padilla, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 December - 01 an athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes  

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  Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies on December - 01.  

1708  On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels  

1709  On this day in history franz Xaver Richter, composer  

1709  A Sancta Clara, writer, dies on December - 01.  

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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 December - 01.  

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

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

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 December - 01.  

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

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

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

1135  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

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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