1377 On this day in history birth of jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)
1443 Pope Julius II (d. 1513) was born on December - 05.
1495 Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.
1537 Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.
1539 On December - 05 birth of fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)
1545 On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
0749 Death of Saint John of Damascus, theologian on this day in history.
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 On December - 05 johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies
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 this day in history.
1594 Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on this day in history.