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Historical Events In December - 01

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

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

0772  Pope Adrian I elected on this day in history.  

0800  On December - 01 charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.  

1135  On this day in history henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies  

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

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

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

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

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

1521  On this day in history 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  Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC) on December - 01.  

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

1580  On December - 01 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 December - 01.  

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

1634  On this day in history john-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter  

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

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

1641  On this day in history 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  Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history keill, mathematician  

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

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

1708  Great Alliance occupies Brussels on this day in history.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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 December - 01 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  Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1417  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

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