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Historical Events In December - 05

Monday, 08 March 2021

1746  Revolt in Genoa against the Spanish rule on December - 05.  

1756  On December - 05 the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer  

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

1758  Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer, dies at 70 on December - 05.  

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 December - 05 james Stirling, Scot mathematician (Formula of Stirling), dies at 78  

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 December - 05.  

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

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

1784  On December - 05 phillis Wheatley, 1st important black poet in America, dies in Boston  

1786  On December - 05 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 December - 05.  

1792  George Washington re-elected US pres on December - 05.  

1798  Govt troops occupy Hasselt on this day in history.  

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  Lubeck surrenders to allied armies on December - 05.  

1815  On December - 05 foundation of MaceiĆ³ in Brazil.  

1818  On this day in history bruno Daalberg/Anonymus Belga, sect of High Council Adel, dies at 60  

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

1826  John Benjamin Sanborn, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1904 on this day in history.  

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

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

1832  On December - 05 andrew Jackson re-elected president of US  

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

1837  Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1537  On December - 05 birth of ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)  

1539  On December - 05 birth of fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)  

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

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

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

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

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

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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