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Historical Events In December - 05

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

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

0749  On December - 05 saint John of Damascus, theologian  

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

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

1082  On this day in history ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

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

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

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

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

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

1355  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on this day in history.  

1360  On December - 05 the French Franc is created.  

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

1448  On December - 05 bishop Jona of Moscow chosen as metropolitan of Kiev/Intoxication  

1456  Earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1590  On December - 05 niccolo Sfondrati chosen Pope Gregory XIV  

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

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

1663  On this day in history severo Bonini, composer, dies at 80  

1666  Francesco Antonio Nicola Scarlotti, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1537  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)  

1539  Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 05 birth of robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)  

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  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

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

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

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

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on this day in history.  

1570  Death of Johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1594  On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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