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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1250  On this day in history birth of john IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)  

1461  On December - 25 birth of christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)  

1583  Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized was born on this day in history.  

1587  Margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On December - 25 birth of jose Ximenez, composer  

1624  On this day in history birth of angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)  

1628  On this day in history birth of noel Coypel, French painter  

1646  Harald Vallerius, composer was born on December - 25.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  Adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies on this day in history.  

0820  On December - 25 death of leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered  

1156  On December - 25 peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61  

1249  On December - 25 peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies  

1513  On December - 25 johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70  

1530  On December - 25 babur, emperor of Delhi, dies  

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

1676  Death of Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609) on December - 25.  

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