0003 On December - 24 birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
1167 John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) was born on this day in history.
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 December - 24.
1508 On this day in history birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)
1564 On December - 24 birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver
1588 Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.
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 December - 24.
1380 John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on this day in history.
1453 John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.
1524 Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on December - 24.
1541 Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.
1548 Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on this day in history.