0003 On December - 24 birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
1167 On December - 24 birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)
1389 John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442) was born on this day in history.
1475 Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on this day in history.
1491 On this day in history birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)
1508 On this day in history birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)
1564 Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)
0427 Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on December - 24.
1069 On December - 24 godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies
1257 Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on this day in history.
1380 On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies
1453 John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.
1524 On this day in history vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55
1541 On December - 24 andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61
1548 On December - 24 maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies