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Historical Events In December - 01

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

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

0772  Pope Adrian I elected on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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  Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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  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  Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42 on this day in history.  

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

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 December - 01.  

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

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  On this day in history mass becomes first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery  

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 this day in history.  

1671  Keill, mathematician on this day in history.  

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

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

1708  On December - 01 great Alliance occupies Brussels  

1709  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

1521  On this day in history birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On December - 01 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  On this day in history death of isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)  

1374  On December - 01 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 December - 01.  

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

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

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