0521 On this day in history birth of saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597)
0903 On December - 07 birth of abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986)
1302 On this day in history birth of azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339)
1542 On this day in history birth of mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)
1545 On December - 07 birth of henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)
1557 Girolamo Trombeti, composer was born on this day in history.
1561 Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.
1598 Giovanni Bernini, Italy, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy) was born on this day in history.
0043 Death of Cicero, Roman politician and author (b. 106 BC) on this day in history.
0283 Death of Pope Eutychian on this day in history.
0983 Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28 on December - 07.
1254 On December - 07 innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies
1279 Death of King Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226) on this day in history.
1295 On December - 07 death of gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1243)
1383 Wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies on this day in history.
1498 On this day in history death of alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist