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Historical Events In December - 01

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1823  Ernest Reyer, composer on December - 01.  

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

1824  House of Reps begins to end election deadlock between JQ Adams on December - 01.  

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 December - 01.  

1831  Erie Canal closes for entire month due to cold weather on December - 01.  

1832  On December - 01 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 this day in history.  

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 December - 01.  

1841  Yellow fever in United States on this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history 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  On December - 01 philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged  

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  On this day in history yellow fever in United States  

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  On December - 01 telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands  

1854  On this day in history 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  On December - 01 raid at Stoneman: Knoxville, TN to Saltville, VA  

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

1868  John D Rockefeller begins anti oil war on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1566  On December - 01 birth of philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen  

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  On this day in history 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  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  Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies on December - 01.  

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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