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Historical Events In December - 05

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

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

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

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

1082  Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona is assassinated on December - 05.  

1082  Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on December - 05.  

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.  

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

1349  On this day in history jews are massacred at Nuremberg in Black death riots  

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

1355  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on December - 05.  

1360  The French Franc is created on December - 05.  

1408  On this day in history emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow.  

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

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

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 December - 05.  

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian on December - 05.  

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 December - 05.  

1602  On this day in history giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence  

1654  Jean Fran├žois Sarrazin, French writer on this day in history.  

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

1663  On December - 05 severo Bonini, composer, dies at 80  

1666  Francesco Antonio Nicola Scarlotti, composer on December - 05.  

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

1687  Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer on this day in history.  

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 December - 05.  

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

1443  Pope Julius II (d. 1513) was born on December - 05.  

1495  On this day in history birth of nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542)  

1537  Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1539  Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604) was born on December - 05.  

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

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on December - 05.  

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

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

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

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

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  Death of Johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494) on December - 05.  

1594  Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on December - 05.  

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