Historical Events In December - 06
Saturday, 07 December 2019
0343 Saint Nicholas on this day in history.
0963 On December - 06 leo VIII elected Pope
1060 BĂ©la I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary on this day in history.
1160 On December - 06 jean Bodels "Jeu de St Nicholas," premieres in Arras
1185 On December - 06 afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76
1196 Northern Dutch coast flooded, "Saint-Nicolaas Flood" on December - 06.
1240 Mongols under Batu Khan occupy & destroy Kiev on December - 06.
1352 On this day in history clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies
1421 On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)
1424 On December - 06 don Alfonso V of Aragon grants Barcelona the right to exclude Jews
1491 King Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers Hispaniola, later changed to Haiti
1492 On this day in history haiti discovered by Columbus, at Mole Saint Nicolas
1527 On this day in history pope Clemens VII fleas to Orvieto
1531 On this day in history john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded
1534 Quito, Ecuador founded by Spanish on this day in history.
1550 On December - 06 orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer
1550 On this day in history pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48
1562 Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies on this day in history.
1598 On December - 06 elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78
1608 On December - 06 george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland
1631 On December - 06 the first predicted transit of Venus (Kepler) is observed
1631 On December - 06 1st predicted transit of Venus (Kepler) is observed
1640 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1641 Don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands on December - 06.
1648 On this day in history pride's Purge: Thomas Pride prevents 96 presbyterians from sitting in English parliament
1651 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess, dies at 68 on December - 06.
1658 Gracian, writer, dies on December - 06.
1723 On this day in history emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution
1731 On December - 06 s von Laroche, writer
1732 On December - 06 1st play in American colonies acted by professional players, NYC
1732 Warren Hastings, England, 1st governor-General of India (1773-84) on this day in history.
1743 On December - 06 franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer
1745 On this day in history charles Edward Stewart and the Jacobite Army retreated from Derby, England.