Historical Events In December - 05
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0663 On December - 05 fourth Council of Toledo takes place.
0749 Saint John of Damascus, theologian on December - 05.
0771 On December - 05 charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman.
1082 On December - 05 ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona is assassinated.
1082 On this day in history ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona
1212 Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on December - 05.
1244 On this day in history johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies
1301 Pope Boniface VIII's degree Ausculta fili (only nominee) on December - 05.
1349 Jews are massacred at Nuremberg in Black death riots on this day in history.
1349 On this day in history 500 Jews of Nuremberg massacre during Black Death riots
1355 Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on this day in history.
1360 The French Franc is created on December - 05.
1408 Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow on this day in history.
1448 On December - 05 bishop Jona of Moscow chosen as metropolitan of Kiev/Intoxication
1456 On December - 05 earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die
1492 On December - 05 columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola) (Haiti)
1492 Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola/Haiti) on December - 05.
1496 Jews are expelled from Portugal by order of King Manuel I on December - 05.
1545 On December - 05 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet
1547 On December - 05 ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian
1560 Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on this day in history.
1590 On December - 05 niccolo Sfondrati chosen Pope Gregory XIV
1594 Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1602 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.
1654 Jean François Sarrazin, French writer on this day in history.
1661 Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) on December - 05.
1663 Severo Bonini, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1666 Francesco Antonio Nicola Scarlotti, composer on December - 05.
1675 On December - 05 john Lightfoot, English theologist (Horae Hebraicae), dies at 73
1687 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history carlo Arrigoni, composer
1724 On this day in history joseph Friebert, composer
1741 On December - 05 -6] Russian princess Elisabeth Petrovna grabs powers
1745 Christoph Forster, composer, dies at 52 on December - 05.