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Historical Events In December - 01

Saturday, 06 March 2021

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 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  On December - 01 henry V of England enters Paris.  

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42 on December - 01.  

1605  Juan de Padilla, composer on December - 01.  

1623  On December - 01 thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47  

1626  On December - 01 pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out  

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

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

1635  On this day in history melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51  

1640  On this day in history 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  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  On December - 01 keill, mathematician  

1700  Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53 on December - 01.  

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

1708  On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels  

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

1709  A Sancta Clara, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1241  On this day in history death of isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)  

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

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on this day in history.  

1417  On December - 01 walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies  

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

1455  Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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