Historical Events In December - 09
Saturday, 09 December 2023
0536 Byzantines Libya occupies Rome on Ostrogoten on this day in history.
0656 Battle of Kameel: Kalief Al ibn Abu Talib beats rebellion on December - 09.
1165 Malcom IV, king of Scotland (1153-65), dies at 24 on this day in history.
1212 Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king on this day in history.
1292 On this day in history sa'di, great Persian poet (Orchard, Rose Garden), dies
1315 On December - 09 swiss Woudsteden renews Eternal Covenant (Oath Society)
1392 On December - 09 peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria)
1425 On this day in history pope Martinus V forms University of Leuven
1437 Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70 on December - 09.
1561 On December - 09 edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony
1565 On this day in history pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66
1570 On December - 09 geuzen under Herman de Ruyter occupies Loevestein
1571 On this day in history adrian A Metius, Dutch mathematician/fort architect
1581 On December - 09 emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange
1594 On this day in history gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32)
1608 John Milton, London, poet/puritan (Paradise Lost) on December - 09.
1625 Netherlands & England sign military treaty on December - 09.
1625 On this day in history ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78
1636 Giovanni B Aleotti, Ital writer/theater architect, dies at about 90 on December - 09.
1640 On this day in history settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin
1640 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) on this day in history.
1641 On December - 09 anthonie "Antoon" van Dyck, Flemish painter, dies at 42
1658 On December - 09 dutch troops occupy harbor city Quilon (Coilan) India
1669 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Ital Pope (1667-69), dies on December - 09.
1674 Edward Hyde 1st earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67), dies at 65 on December - 09.
1688 King James II's wife & son flee England for France on this day in history.
1692 William Mountfort, English actor and dramatist on December - 09.
1706 Pedro II, king of Portugal (1683-1706), dies at 58 on December - 09.
1715 Georg Gottfried Petri, composer on December - 09.
1717 On December - 09 johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist (History of Ancient Art)
1724 Colley Cibber's "Caesar in Aegypt," premieres in London on this day in history.
1728 Pietro Alessandro Guglieli, composer on this day in history.
1738 Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia on this day in history.
1742 On December - 09 carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist (lemon acid)