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Historical Events In December - 01

Friday, 18 September 2020

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 December - 01.  

1824  On this day in history house of Reps begins to end election deadlock between JQ Adams  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

1835  On this day in history micah Jenkins, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

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

1840  Plague in Dalmatia on December - 01.  

1840  On this day in history smallpox in South Africa  

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 December - 01.  

1844  Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland on this day in history.  

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

1847  On December - 01 agathe Grondahl, composer  

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

1847  Yellow fever in United States on this day in history.  

1847  Influenza in Worldwide on this day in history.  

1848  Cholera in Egypt on December - 01.  

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

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

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

1865  On this day in history constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder, dies at 76  

1868  On December - 01 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1521  On this day in history birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  On December - 01 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 December - 01.  

1573  Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile was born on this day in history.  

1580  Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1374  On this day in history magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies  

1377  On this day in history 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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