0003 On December - 24 birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
1167 John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) was born on December - 24.
1389 John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442) was born on December - 24.
1475 Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on December - 24.
1491 Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on this day in history.
1508 Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.
1564 On December - 24 birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver
1588 Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on December - 24.
0427 On December - 24 death of archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople
1069 Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on December - 24.
1257 Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on this day in history.
1380 John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on December - 24.
1453 John Dunstable, English composer, dies on this day in history.
1524 Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on December - 24.
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