Historical Events In December - 25
Wednesday, 23 September 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 December - 25 columbus' ship Santa Maria docks at Dominican Republic
1513 Johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1522 On this day in history turkish troops occupy Rhodos
1530 Babur, emperor of Delhi, dies on December - 25.
1535 French explorer Jacques Cartier and his crew celebrate Canada's first recorded Christmas at Stadacona on December - 25.
1553 On this day in history battle of Tucapel: Mapuche rebels under Lautaro defeats the Spanish conquistadors and exetutes the governor of Chile Pedro de Valdivia.
1582 Zealand/Brabant adopts Gregorian calendar, yesterday was Dec 14th on this day in history.
1583 On December - 25 orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized
1599 The city of Natal, Brazil is founded on this day in history.
1601 Jose Ximenez, composer on this day in history.
1613 Johan Sigismund of Brandenburg becomes protestant on December - 25.
1621 Gov William Bradford forbids game playing on this day on December - 25.
1621 Gov William Bradford of Plymouth forbids game playing on Christmas on this day in history.
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 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 The birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist on this day in history.
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 On December - 25 massachusetts General Court ordered a fine (five shillings) for "observing any such day as Christmas"
1683 English Whig-leader duke of Monmouth flees to Holland on December - 25.
1683 Kara Mustapha, Turkish grand-vizier (1676-83), executed on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history giovanni Battista Somis, composer
1688 English king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France on this day in history.
1698 Jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator on December - 25.
1711 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history floods ravage Dutch coast provinces, 1000s killed
1717 Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italy, Pope (1775-99) on this day in history.
1721 William Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet on this day in history.
1728 On December - 25 johann Adam Hiller, composer
1741 Astronomer Anders Celcius introduces Centigrade temperature scale on this day in history.