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Historical Events In December - 05

Sunday, 13 June 2021

1746  On December - 05 revolt in Genoa against the Spanish rule.  

1756  The birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer on December - 05.  

1757  On December - 05 battle at Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians  

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

1766  On December - 05 the founder of the famous London auctioneers, James Christie, holds his first sale  

1766  London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale on December - 05.  

1770  On this day in history james Stirling, Scot mathematician (Formula of Stirling), dies at 78  

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

1776  Phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded on December - 05.  

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

1782  On December - 05 martin Van Buren, Kinderhook NY, (D) 8th pres (1837-41)  

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

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

1792  On December - 05 george Washington re-elected US pres  

1798  On December - 05 govt troops occupy Hasselt  

1799  Robert Kimmerling, composer, dies at 61 on December - 05.  

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

1813  Lubeck surrenders to allied armies on this day in history.  

1815  On December - 05 foundation of MaceiĆ³ in Brazil.  

1818  Bruno Daalberg/Anonymus Belga, sect of High Council Adel, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1824  Titian James Coffey, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1867 on this day in history.  

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

1830  On December - 05 hector Berlioz' "Symphonique fantastique," premieres in Paris  

1830  Christina Rossetti, London, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away) on this day in history.  

1831  Former President John Q Adams takes his seat as member of House of Reps on this day in history.  

1831  Former Pres John Q Adams takes his seat as member of House of Reps on December - 05.  

1832  Andrew Jackson re-elected president of US on December - 05.  

1835  On December - 05 august v Platen, writer, dies at 39  

1837  Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres on December - 05.  

1839  The birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn' on December - 05.  

1839  George Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 on this day in history.  

1842  MJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 December - 05 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 December - 05.  

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

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

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

1570  On this day in history death of johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494)  

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

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