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Historical Events In December - 14

Friday, 26 February 2021

0644  On December - 14 osman ibn Affan appointed 3rd kalief of islam  

0867  Adrian II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0872  John VIII begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 14.  

0872  John VIII elected as Catholic Pope on December - 14.  

0872  On December - 14 adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80  

1077  On December - 14 agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies  

1124  On December - 14 theobald Buccapecus elected Pope Coelestinus II (he refuses)  

1136  Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on this day in history.  

1287  On this day in history zuider Zee seawall collapses with loss of 50,000 lives  

1363  On this day in history john Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist  

1417  On December - 14 john Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned  

1490  Anna van Bretagne marries a proxy Maximilian of Austria on December - 14.  

1503  On December - 14 nostradamus (Michael de Notredame) was born  

1503  The birth of Nostradamus, French astrologer who published his prophecies in 1555 on this day in history.  

1503  On this day in history nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet  

1542  Princess Mary Stuart becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland on this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

1546  Tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose) on this day in history.  

1553  Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France on this day in history.  

1575  Polish Parliament selects Istvan Bathory as king of Poland on this day in history.  

1582  Zealand/Brabant Neth adopt Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is 12/25 on December - 14.  

1591  On this day in history juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies  

1600  Olivier van Noort sinks Sp galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die on this day in history.  

1640  On December - 14 (baptism date)  

1656  Artificial pearls first manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales on December - 14.  

1656  On December - 14 artificial pearls 1st manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales  

1702  On December - 14 the Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.  

1708  Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris on December - 14.  

1730  Capel Bond, composer on December - 14.  

1732  Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer, dies at 80 on December - 14.  

1734  Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44 on December - 14.  

1738  Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer on December - 14.  

1754  Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1760  Kacic Miosic, Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1009  Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (d. 1045) was born on December - 14.  

1363  On December - 14 birth of john Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist  

1503  On this day in history birth of nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet  

1546  On December - 14 birth of tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)  

1553  On this day in history birth of henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France  

1625  Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

1631  Anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679) was born on this day in history.  

1640  (baptism date) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0872  On December - 14 adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80  

1077  Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies on this day in history.  

1136  Death of Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on December - 14.  

1417  On this day in history death of john Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned  

1460  Death of Guarino da Verona (b. 1370) on December - 14.  

1476  On this day in history death of vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431)  

1510  Death of Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473) on this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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