Historical Events In December - 01
Saturday, 18 January 2020
0660 On December - 01 eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies
0772 On December - 01 pope Adrian I elected
0800 On this day in history charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.
1135 On December - 01 henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies
1167 Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League on this day in history.
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 Henry V of England enters Paris on this day in history.
1455 On December - 01 lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77
1521 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45 on this day in history.
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 On December - 01 spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva
1566 On December - 01 philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen
1573 Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile on this day in history.
1580 Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42 on this day in history.
1605 Juan de Padilla, composer on December - 01.
1623 On this day in history thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47
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 December - 01.
1634 On December - 01 john-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter
1635 On this day in history melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51
1640 On December - 01 portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule
1641 On December - 01 mass becomes first colony to give statutory recognition to slavery
1641 Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery on December - 01.
1651 On this day in history cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65
1653 On this day in history an athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes
1656 On this day in history germany promises Poland aid against Sweden
1671 Keill, mathematician on December - 01.
1700 On December - 01 willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53
1707 On December - 01 jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies
1708 On December - 01 great Alliance occupies Brussels
1709 On December - 01 franz Xaver Richter, composer
1709 On this day in history a Sancta Clara, writer, dies