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