Historical Events In December - 01
Monday, 17 January 2022
0660 On December - 01 eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies
0772 Pope Adrian I elected on this day in history.
0800 Charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican on December - 01.
1135 Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies on December - 01.
1167 On December - 01 northern Italian towns form Lombardi League
1374 Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies on this day in history.
1417 On this day in history walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies
1420 On December - 01 henry V of England enters Paris.
1455 On December - 01 lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77
1521 On December - 01 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45
1530 On this day in history margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51
1549 On December - 01 johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)
1566 Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva on December - 01.
1566 Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen on this day in history.
1573 On December - 01 philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile
1580 Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42 on December - 01.
1605 On December - 01 juan de Padilla, composer
1623 Thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47 on December - 01.
1626 Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out on December - 01.
1633 Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1634 On this day in history john-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter
1635 Melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1640 On December - 01 portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule
1641 On this day in history mass becomes first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery
1641 Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery on this day in history.
1651 Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65 on December - 01.
1653 An athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes on this day in history.
1656 On December - 01 germany promises Poland aid against Sweden
1671 Keill, mathematician on this day in history.
1700 Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53 on December - 01.
1707 On this day in history jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies
1708 Great Alliance occupies Brussels on this day in history.
1709 Franz Xaver Richter, composer on December - 01.
1709 On December - 01 a Sancta Clara, writer, dies