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Historical Events In December - 01

Monday, 16 May 2022

1823  On December - 01 ernest Reyer, composer  

1824  House of Reps begins to end election deadlock between JQ Adams, Jackson, WH Crawford & H Clay - Adams eventually declared president on this day in history.  

1824  On December - 01 house of Reps begins to end election deadlock between JQ Adams  

1825  On December - 01 aleksandr I P Romanov, czar of Russia (1801-25), dies at 47  

1826  William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 on December - 01.  

1831  On this day in history erie Canal closes for entire month due to cold weather  

1832  On this day in history archibald Gracie Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1835  Hans Christian Andersen published his 1st book of fairy tales on December - 01.  

1835  Micah Jenkins, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on December - 01.  

1838  Van Diemen's Land gets its first library to boost morale on December - 01.  

1840  Plague in Dalmatia on December - 01.  

1840  Smallpox in South Africa on December - 01.  

1841  On December - 01 yellow fever in United States  

1842  On December - 01 midshipman Philip Spencer, son of Secretary of War John C. Spencer, is hanged for mutiny from the yardarm of the U.S.S. Somers, a small brig of war at sea in West Indian waters. He was convicted at a court-martial held on the ship of conspiring to organize a mutiny, murder the officers, and convert the captured ship into a pirate vessel  

1842  Philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged on December - 01.  

1843  1st chartered mutual life insurance company opens on this day in history.  

1844  Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland on December - 01.  

1846  On December - 01 third cholera pandemic in Russia killing 1 million+ people  

1847  Agathe Grondahl, composer on this day in history.  

1847  Typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history yellow fever in United States  

1847  Influenza in Worldwide on this day in history.  

1848  Cholera in Egypt on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history cholera in North America  

1850  On this day in history peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer  

1852  Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands on this day in history.  

1854  On December - 01 armed Diggers prepare for confrontation with troops on Eureka Hill, Victcoria.  

1864  On this day in history fire in Brisbane destroys city area bounded by Queen, George, Elizabeth and Albert streets.  

1864  Raid at Stoneman: Knoxville, TN to Saltville, VA on this day in history.  

1865  Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder, dies at 76 on December - 01.  

1868  On this day in history john D Rockefeller begins anti oil war  

1871  Archie MacLaren, cricketer (424 Lancashire v Somerset 1895) on this day in history.  

1873  Charles JM Ruys de Beerenbrouck, premier of Neth (1918-25, 29-33) on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history dominicus Johner, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On this day in history 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 December - 01.  

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

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 December - 01.  

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

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on December - 01.  

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 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 this day in history 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 December - 01 lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

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