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Historical Events In December - 01

Saturday, 08 May 2021

1823  On this day in history 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  House of Reps begins to end election deadlock between JQ Adams on December - 01.  

1825  Aleksandr I P Romanov, czar of Russia (1801-25), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1826  William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 on this day in history.  

1831  On December - 01 erie Canal closes for entire month due to cold weather  

1832  Archibald Gracie Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1835  Hans Christian Andersen published his 1st book of fairy tales on this day in history.  

1835  On December - 01 micah Jenkins, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1838  On this day in history van Diemen's Land gets its first library to boost morale.  

1840  On December - 01 plague in Dalmatia  

1840  Smallpox in South Africa on this day in history.  

1841  Yellow fever in United States on December - 01.  

1842  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 on this day in history.  

1842  Philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged on this day in history.  

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

1844  On December - 01 alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland  

1846  Third cholera pandemic in Russia killing 1 million+ people on December - 01.  

1847  On December - 01 agathe Grondahl, composer  

1847  On this day in history typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people  

1847  Yellow fever in United States on December - 01.  

1847  On December - 01 influenza in Worldwide  

1848  Cholera in Egypt on this day in history.  

1848  Cholera in North America on this day in history.  

1850  On December - 01 peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer  

1852  Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands on December - 01.  

1854  On this day in history armed Diggers prepare for confrontation with troops on Eureka Hill, Victcoria.  

1864  On December - 01 fire in Brisbane destroys city area bounded by Queen, George, Elizabeth and Albert streets.  

1864  On this day in history raid at Stoneman: Knoxville, TN to Saltville, VA  

1865  Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1868  On December - 01 john D Rockefeller begins anti oil war  

1871  On this day in history archie MacLaren, cricketer (424 Lancashire v Somerset 1895)  

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

1874  Dominicus Johner, composer 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 December - 01.  

1083  Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153) was born on December - 01.  

1521  Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on December - 01.  

1525  On this day in history birth of tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)  

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

1566  Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

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  On December - 01 eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies  

1135  Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on December - 01.  

1241  Death of Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214) on this day in history.  

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

1377  Death of King Magnus II of Sweden (b. 1316) on December - 01.  

1417  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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