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Historical Events In December - 05

Saturday, 18 September 2021

0663  Fourth Council of Toledo takes place on this day in history.  

0749  Saint John of Damascus, theologian on this day in history.  

0771  On this day in history charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman.  

1082  Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona is assassinated on this day in history.  

1082  Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on this day in history.  

1244  Johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies on this day in history.  

1301  Pope Boniface VIII's degree Ausculta fili (only nominee) on this day in history.  

1349  On December - 05 jews are massacred at Nuremberg in Black death riots  

1349  500 Jews of Nuremberg massacre during Black Death riots on December - 05.  

1355  On this day in history jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies  

1360  The French Franc is created on this day in history.  

1408  On December - 05 emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow.  

1448  Bishop Jona of Moscow chosen as metropolitan of Kiev/Intoxication on December - 05.  

1456  On this day in history earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die  

1492  On December - 05 columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola) (Haiti)  

1492  Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola/Haiti) on December - 05.  

1496  On this day in history jews are expelled from Portugal by order of King Manuel I  

1545  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet on this day in history.  

1547  On December - 05 ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian  

1560  On this day in history francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16  

1590  On this day in history niccolo Sfondrati chosen Pope Gregory XIV  

1594  On December - 05 gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

1602  On December - 05 giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence  

1654  On this day in history jean Fran├žois Sarrazin, French writer  

1661  Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) on this day in history.  

1663  Severo Bonini, composer, dies at 80 on December - 05.  

1666  On December - 05 francesco Antonio Nicola Scarlotti, composer  

1675  John Lightfoot, English theologist (Horae Hebraicae), dies at 73 on December - 05.  

1687  On this day in history francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer  

1697  On this day in history carlo Arrigoni, composer  

1724  Joseph Friebert, composer on December - 05.  

1741  -6] Russian princess Elisabeth Petrovna grabs powers on this day in history.  

1745  On December - 05 christoph Forster, composer, dies at 52  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1377  On this day in history birth of jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)  

1443  On this day in history birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

1495  Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542) was born on December - 05.  

1537  On December - 05 birth of ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)  

1539  On this day in history birth of fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)  

1545  On this day in history birth of janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet  

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on this day in history.  

1661  Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) was born on December - 05.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0749  On this day in history death of saint John of Damascus, theologian  

1082  Death of Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on this day in history.  

1244  Johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies on December - 05.  

1355  On December - 05 jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies  

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on December - 05.  

1570  On December - 05 death of johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494)  

1594  Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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