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Historical Events In December - 05

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1746  On this day in history revolt in Genoa against the Spanish rule.  

1756  On this day in history the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer  

1757  Battle at Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians on December - 05.  

1758  On this day in history johann Friedrich Fasch, composer, dies at 70  

1766  The founder of the famous London auctioneers, James Christie, holds his first sale on this day in history.  

1766  London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale on this day in history.  

1770  James Stirling, Scot mathematician (Formula of Stirling), dies at 78 on December - 05.  

1775  On December - 05 at Fort Ticonderoga, Henry Knox begins his historic transport of artillery to Cambridge, Massachusetts.  

1776  Phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded on this day in history.  

1776  On December - 05 1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms  

1782  Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook NY, (D) 8th pres (1837-41) on this day in history.  

1784  Phillis Wheatley, 1st important black poet in America, dies in Boston on this day in history.  

1786  On this day in history henry Drummond, English banker/apostole  

1791  On this day in history wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composer, dies in Vienna, Austria, at 35  

1791  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35 on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history george Washington re-elected US pres  

1798  On this day in history govt troops occupy Hasselt  

1799  On December - 05 robert Kimmerling, composer, dies at 61  

1804  Thomas Jefferson re-elected US pres/George Clinton vice-pres on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history lubeck surrenders to allied armies  

1815  On December - 05 foundation of MaceiĆ³ in Brazil.  

1818  Bruno Daalberg/Anonymus Belga, sect of High Council Adel, dies at 60 on December - 05.  

1824  On this day in history titian James Coffey, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1867  

1826  On December - 05 john Benjamin Sanborn, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1904  

1830  Hector Berlioz' "Symphonique fantastique," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1830  On this day in history christina Rossetti, London, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away)  

1831  On December - 05 former President John Q Adams takes his seat as member of House of Reps  

1831  On this day in history former Pres John Q Adams takes his seat as member of House of Reps  

1832  Andrew Jackson re-elected president of US on this day in history.  

1835  On this day in history august v Platen, writer, dies at 39  

1837  On December - 05 hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres  

1839  On this day in history the birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn'  

1839  On December - 05 george Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876  

1842  On this day in history mJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82  

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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 December - 05 birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

1495  On December - 05 birth of nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542)  

1537  Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597) was born on December - 05.  

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

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

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.  

Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0749  On December - 05 death of saint John of Damascus, theologian  

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

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

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

1570  Death of Johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494) on December - 05.  

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

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