Historical Events In December - 25
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1261 John IV Lascaris of the restored Eastern Roman Empire is deposed and blinded by orders of his co-ruler Michael VIII Palaeologus on December - 25.
1492 On this day in history columbus' ship Santa Maria docks at Dominican Republic
1513 Johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70 on December - 25.
1522 On this day in history turkish troops occupy Rhodos
1530 On this day in history babur, emperor of Delhi, dies
1535 On December - 25 french explorer Jacques Cartier and his crew celebrate Canada's first recorded Christmas at Stadacona.
1553 Battle of Tucapel: Mapuche rebels under Lautaro defeats the Spanish conquistadors and exetutes the governor of Chile Pedro de Valdivia on this day in history.
1582 Zealand/Brabant adopts Gregorian calendar, yesterday was Dec 14th on this day in history.
1583 On this day in history orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized
1599 On December - 25 the city of Natal, Brazil is founded.
1601 On this day in history jose Ximenez, composer
1613 Johan Sigismund of Brandenburg becomes protestant on December - 25.
1621 Gov William Bradford forbids game playing on this day on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history gov William Bradford of Plymouth forbids game playing on Christmas
1624 Angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust) on this day in history.
1628 Noel Coypel, French painter on December - 25.
1635 Samuel de Champlain c1567-1635 dies at Quebec on Christmas Day, age 68, after stroke paralyzed him in October; on this day in history.
1640 Pierre de Fermat writes to Marin Mersenne about Fermat's church thesis on December - 25.
1641 On December - 25 emperor Ferdinand III makes appointments with Sweden & France
1642 On December - 25 the birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist
1643 Christmas Island founded and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary on December - 25.
1646 Harald Vallerius, composer on December - 25.
1651 Massachusetts General Court ordered a fine (five shillings) for "observing any such day as Christmas" on this day in history.
1683 English Whig-leader duke of Monmouth flees to Holland on this day in history.
1683 On December - 25 kara Mustapha, Turkish grand-vizier (1676-83), executed
1686 Giovanni Battista Somis, composer on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history english king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France
1698 Jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator on this day in history.
1711 On December - 25 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer
1717 On this day in history floods ravage Dutch coast provinces, 1000s killed
1717 On this day in history pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italy, Pope (1775-99)
1721 On this day in history william Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet
1728 Johann Adam Hiller, composer on December - 25.
1741 On December - 25 astronomer Anders Celcius introduces Centigrade temperature scale