0003 Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1475 Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on this day in history.
1491 On December - 24 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 December - 24.
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 this day in history.
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 On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies
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 this day in history andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61
1548 On December - 24 maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies