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Historical Events In December - 05

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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

1756  The birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history london auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale  

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 this day in history.  

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

1782  On this day in history 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  Henry Drummond, English banker/apostole on this day in history.  

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

1791  On December - 05 wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35  

1792  George Washington re-elected US pres on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history lubeck surrenders to allied armies  

1815  On this day in history foundation of MaceiĆ³ in Brazil.  

1818  On December - 05 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  On this day in history 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  Christina Rossetti, London, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history andrew Jackson re-elected president of US  

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 this day in history 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  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 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 this day in history.  

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  On December - 05 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 December - 05.  

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

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 December - 05.  

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

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