Historical Events In December - 06
Saturday, 19 October 2019
0343 Saint Nicholas on this day in history.
0963 On this day in history leo VIII elected Pope
1060 On December - 06 bĂ©la I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary
1160 On this day in history jean Bodels "Jeu de St Nicholas," premieres in Arras
1185 On this day in history 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 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 December - 06 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 this day in history.
1492 Haiti discovered by Columbus, at Mole Saint Nicolas on this day in history.
1527 On December - 06 pope Clemens VII fleas to Orvieto
1531 John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on this day in history.
1534 On December - 06 quito, Ecuador founded by Spanish
1550 On this day in history orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer
1550 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1562 Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies on this day in history.
1598 Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on December - 06.
1608 On this day in history george Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland
1631 On this day in history the first predicted transit of Venus (Kepler) is observed
1631 1st predicted transit of Venus (Kepler) is observed on December - 06.
1640 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 on December - 06.
1641 On December - 06 don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands
1648 On this day in history 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 December - 06.
1731 On December - 06 s von Laroche, writer
1732 1st play in American colonies acted by professional players, NYC on December - 06.
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 Charles Edward Stewart and the Jacobite Army retreated from Derby, England on December - 06.