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Historical Events In December - 25

Thursday, 22 April 2021

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 this day in history.  

1522  Turkish troops occupy Rhodos on this day in history.  

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  On December - 25 battle of Tucapel: Mapuche rebels under Lautaro defeats the Spanish conquistadors and exetutes the governor of Chile Pedro de Valdivia.  

1582  On December - 25 zealand/Brabant adopts Gregorian calendar, yesterday was Dec 14th  

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 December - 25 jose Ximenez, composer  

1613  On December - 25 johan Sigismund of Brandenburg becomes protestant  

1621  Gov William Bradford forbids game playing on this day on this day in history.  

1621  On December - 25 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  On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1567-1635 dies at Quebec on Christmas Day, age 68, after stroke paralyzed him in October;  

1640  On December - 25 pierre de Fermat writes to Marin Mersenne about Fermat's church thesis  

1641  Emperor Ferdinand III makes appointments with Sweden & France on December - 25.  

1642  On this day in history the birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist  

1643  On this day in history christmas Island founded and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary.  

1646  On December - 25 harald Vallerius, composer  

1651  Massachusetts General Court ordered a fine (five shillings) for "observing any such day as Christmas" on this day in history.  

1683  On this day in history english Whig-leader duke of Monmouth flees to Holland  

1683  On this day in history kara Mustapha, Turkish grand-vizier (1676-83), executed  

1686  Giovanni Battista Somis, composer on December - 25.  

1688  On December - 25 english king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France  

1698  On December - 25 jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator  

1711  On this day in history 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 this day in history astronomer Anders Celcius introduces Centigrade temperature scale  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1250  John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305) was born on this day in history.  

1461  On this day in history birth of christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)  

1583  On this day in history birth of orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized  

1587  On December - 25 birth of margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)  

1601  On December - 25 birth of jose Ximenez, composer  

1624  On December - 25 birth of angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)  

1628  Noel Coypel, French painter was born on December - 25.  

1646  On this day in history birth of harald Vallerius, composer  

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Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  On December - 25 adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies  

0820  Death of Leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered on December - 25.  

1156  Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61 on December - 25.  

1249  On this day in history peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies  

1513  On this day in history johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70  

1530  Babur, emperor of Delhi, dies on this day in history.  

1635  On December - 25 death of samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567)  

1676  On December - 25 death of matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609)  

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