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Historical Events In December - 06

Sunday, 16 January 2022

0343  On this day in history saint Nicholas  

0963  Leo VIII elected Pope on December - 06.  

1060  On December - 06 béla I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary  

1160  On this day in history jean Bodels "Jeu de St Nicholas," premieres in Arras  

1185  Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76 on December - 06.  

1196  On this day in history northern Dutch coast flooded, "Saint-Nicolaas Flood"  

1240  Mongols under Batu Khan occupy & destroy Kiev on December - 06.  

1352  On this day in history clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies  

1421  On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)  

1424  On December - 06 don Alfonso V of Aragon grants Barcelona the right to exclude Jews  

1491  On this day in history king Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne  

1492  Christopher Columbus discovers Hispaniola, later changed to Haiti on December - 06.  

1492  On December - 06 haiti discovered by Columbus, at Mole Saint Nicolas  

1527  On December - 06 pope Clemens VII fleas to Orvieto  

1531  On December - 06 john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded  

1534  Quito, Ecuador founded by Spanish on December - 06.  

1550  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer on December - 06.  

1550  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on December - 06.  

1562  On this day in history jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies  

1598  On December - 06 elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78  

1608  On December - 06 george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

1631  The first predicted transit of Venus (Kepler) is observed on December - 06.  

1631  On December - 06 1st predicted transit of Venus (Kepler) is observed  

1640  Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 on December - 06.  

1641  On this day in history don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands  

1648  Pride's Purge: Thomas Pride prevents 96 presbyterians from sitting in English parliament on this day in history.  

1651  Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1658  Gracian, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1723  Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution on this day in history.  

1731  On this day in history s von Laroche, writer  

1732  On this day in history 1st play in American colonies acted by professional players, NYC  

1732  On this day in history warren Hastings, England, 1st governor-General of India (1773-84)  

1743  On December - 06 franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer  

1745  On this day in history charles Edward Stewart and the Jacobite Army retreated from Derby, England.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0846  Hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874) was born on this day in history.  

1285  King Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312) was born on December - 06.  

1421  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71) was born on this day in history.  

1478  Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529) was born on December - 06.  

1550  Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer was born on December - 06.  

1586  On December - 06 birth of niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)  

1608  On December - 06 birth of george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland  

1637  On this day in history birth of sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714)  

Famous Deaths In December - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0343  Death of Saint Nicholas on this day in history.  

1185  On this day in history afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76  

1352  On this day in history clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies  

1531  On December - 06 death of john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded  

1550  On this day in history pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48  

1562  On this day in history jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies  

1598  Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on December - 06.  

1618  Death of Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556) on December - 06.  

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