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Historical Events In December - 05

Friday, 03 July 2020

1746  Revolt in Genoa against the Spanish rule on this day in history.  

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

1757  On this day in history battle at Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians  

1758  On December - 05 johann Friedrich Fasch, composer, dies at 70  

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

1766  On December - 05 london auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale  

1770  On December - 05 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 December - 05.  

1786  On December - 05 henry Drummond, English banker/apostole  

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

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

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

1798  Govt troops occupy Hasselt on December - 05.  

1799  On this day in history 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  Foundation of MaceiĆ³ in Brazil on this day in history.  

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

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

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 December - 05.  

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 December - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

1835  August v Platen, writer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres  

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

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  On this day in history birth of jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)  

1443  On December - 05 birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

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

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

1539  Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604) was born on December - 05.  

1545  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet was born on December - 05.  

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on December - 05.  

1661  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1082  Death of Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on December - 05.  

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 December - 05.  

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

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

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

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

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