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Historical Events In December - 05

Friday, 18 September 2020

0663  Fourth Council of Toledo takes place on December - 05.  

0749  Saint John of Damascus, theologian on December - 05.  

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

1082  On December - 05 ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona is assassinated.  

1082  On December - 05 ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on December - 05.  

1244  On December - 05 johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies  

1301  Pope Boniface VIII's degree Ausculta fili (only nominee) on December - 05.  

1349  Jews are massacred at Nuremberg in Black death riots on this day in history.  

1349  500 Jews of Nuremberg massacre during Black Death riots on this day in history.  

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

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

1408  Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow on this day in history.  

1448  Bishop Jona of Moscow chosen as metropolitan of Kiev/Intoxication on this day in history.  

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

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

1492  On this day in history columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola/Haiti)  

1496  Jews are expelled from Portugal by order of King Manuel I on December - 05.  

1545  On December - 05 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet  

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

1560  On December - 05 francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16  

1590  Niccolo Sfondrati chosen Pope Gregory XIV on December - 05.  

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

1602  Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.  

1654  Jean Fran├žois Sarrazin, French writer on December - 05.  

1661  On this day in history robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)  

1663  Severo Bonini, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1666  On this day in history francesco Antonio Nicola Scarlotti, composer  

1675  On this day in history john Lightfoot, English theologist (Horae Hebraicae), dies at 73  

1687  On this day in history francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer  

1697  Carlo Arrigoni, composer on this day in history.  

1724  Joseph Friebert, composer on this day in history.  

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

1745  Christoph Forster, composer, dies at 52 on December - 05.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1377  Jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402) was born on December - 05.  

1443  Pope Julius II (d. 1513) was born on this day in history.  

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

1537  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1212  On December - 05 derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies  

1244  On this day in history johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies  

1355  On this day in history 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  On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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