Historical Events In December - 06
Monday, 30 January 2023
0343 On this day in history saint Nicholas
0963 On December - 06 leo VIII elected Pope
1060 On December - 06 béla I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary
1160 On this day in history jean Bodels "Jeu de St Nicholas," premieres in Arras
1185 Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76 on December - 06.
1196 Northern Dutch coast flooded, "Saint-Nicolaas Flood" on this day in history.
1240 Mongols under Batu Khan occupy & destroy Kiev on this day in history.
1352 On this day in history clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies
1421 On December - 06 henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)
1424 On this day in history don Alfonso V of Aragon grants Barcelona the right to exclude Jews
1491 On December - 06 king Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Hispaniola, later changed to Haiti on December - 06.
1492 On this day in history haiti discovered by Columbus, at Mole Saint Nicolas
1527 Pope Clemens VII fleas to Orvieto on this day in history.
1531 On December - 06 john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded
1534 On this day in history quito, Ecuador founded by Spanish
1550 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer on this day in history.
1550 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on December - 06.
1562 On December - 06 jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies
1598 Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on December - 06.
1608 George Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland on this day in history.
1631 On December - 06 the first predicted transit of Venus (Kepler) is observed
1631 On this day in history 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 On December - 06 don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands
1648 Pride's Purge: Thomas Pride prevents 96 presbyterians from sitting in English parliament on December - 06.
1651 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess, dies at 68 on December - 06.
1658 Gracian, writer, dies on December - 06.
1723 Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution on December - 06.
1731 S von Laroche, writer on December - 06.
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 this day in history franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer
1745 On December - 06 charles Edward Stewart and the Jacobite Army retreated from Derby, England.