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Historical Events In December - 01

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1823  On December - 01 ernest Reyer, composer  

1824  On December - 01 house of Reps begins to end election deadlock between JQ Adams, Jackson, WH Crawford & H Clay - Adams eventually declared president  

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

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

1826  On December - 01 william Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895  

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  On this day in history hans Christian Andersen published his 1st book of fairy tales  

1835  Micah Jenkins, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

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

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 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  On this day in history alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland  

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

1847  Agathe Grondahl, composer on December - 01.  

1847  Typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people on December - 01.  

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

1847  On this day in history influenza in Worldwide  

1848  Cholera in Egypt on this day in history.  

1848  Cholera in North America on December - 01.  

1850  Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer on this day in history.  

1852  Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands on December - 01.  

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

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

1868  John D Rockefeller begins anti oil war on December - 01.  

1871  Archie MacLaren, cricketer (424 Lancashire v Somerset 1895) on December - 01.  

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

1874  On December - 01 dominicus Johner, composer  

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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 December - 01 birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

1525  Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600) was born on December - 01.  

1549  On this day in history 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  On December - 01 birth of philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile  

1580  On this day in history 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  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  On December - 01 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  On December - 01 lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77  

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