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Historical Events In December - 14

Thursday, 13 May 2021

0644  Osman ibn Affan appointed 3rd kalief of islam on December - 14.  

0867  On this day in history adrian II begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

0872  On December - 14 john VIII elected as Catholic Pope  

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 December - 14.  

1124  Theobald Buccapecus elected Pope Coelestinus II (he refuses) on this day in history.  

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

1287  Zuider Zee seawall collapses with loss of 50,000 lives on December - 14.  

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

1417  John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned on this day in history.  

1490  Anna van Bretagne marries a proxy Maximilian of Austria on this day in history.  

1503  On this day in history nostradamus (Michael de Notredame) was born  

1503  The birth of Nostradamus, French astrologer who published his prophecies in 1555 on December - 14.  

1503  On December - 14 nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet  

1542  On December - 14 princess Mary Stuart becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland.  

1542  James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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

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

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  Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies on December - 14.  

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

1640  (baptism date) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1708  On December - 14 prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris  

1730  Capel Bond, composer on this day in history.  

1732  On this day in history johann Philipp Fortsch, composer, dies at 80  

1734  Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1738  Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer on this day in history.  

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

1760  On this day in history kacic Miosic, Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies  

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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 this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695)  

1631  On this day in history birth of anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679)  

1640  (baptism date) was born on December - 14.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1460  Death of Guarino da Verona (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1476  Death of Vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431) on December - 14.  

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

1542  On December - 14 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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