Historical Events In December - 06
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0343 On December - 06 saint Nicholas
0963 Leo VIII elected Pope on December - 06.
1060 Béla I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary on December - 06.
1160 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1352 Clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies on December - 06.
1421 Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71) on December - 06.
1424 On this day in history don Alfonso V of Aragon grants Barcelona the right to exclude Jews
1491 King Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne on December - 06.
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Hispaniola, later changed to Haiti on December - 06.
1492 Haiti discovered by Columbus, at Mole Saint Nicolas on December - 06.
1527 Pope Clemens VII fleas to Orvieto on December - 06.
1531 On December - 06 john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded
1534 On December - 06 quito, Ecuador founded by Spanish
1550 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer on this day in history.
1550 On December - 06 pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48
1562 On this day in history jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies
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 December - 06.
1641 Don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands on December - 06.
1648 On December - 06 pride's Purge: Thomas Pride prevents 96 presbyterians from sitting in English parliament
1651 On December - 06 anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess, dies at 68
1658 On December - 06 gracian, writer, dies
1723 Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution on this day in history.
1731 S von Laroche, writer on this day in history.
1732 1st play in American colonies acted by professional players, NYC on this day in history.
1732 On this day in history warren Hastings, England, 1st governor-General of India (1773-84)
1743 On December - 06 franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer
1745 Charles Edward Stewart and the Jacobite Army retreated from Derby, England on December - 06.