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Historical Events In December - 01

Saturday, 18 September 2021

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history northern Italian towns form Lombardi League  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1521  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

1549  On December - 01 johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)  

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

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

1605  On December - 01 juan de Padilla, composer  

1623  Thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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

1641  On December - 01 mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery  

1651  On December - 01 cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65  

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  Keill, mathematician on December - 01.  

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

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

1708  Great Alliance occupies Brussels on this day in history.  

1709  On December - 01 franz Xaver Richter, composer  

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 December - 01.  

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

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

1580  On December - 01 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 December - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1374  Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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