Historical Events In December - 14
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
0644 Osman ibn Affan appointed 3rd kalief of islam on December - 14.
0867 On December - 14 adrian II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0872 John VIII begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 14.
0872 On December - 14 john VIII elected as Catholic Pope
0872 Adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80 on this day in history.
1077 Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies on December - 14.
1124 On December - 14 theobald Buccapecus elected Pope Coelestinus II (he refuses)
1136 Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on December - 14.
1287 Zuider Zee seawall collapses with loss of 50,000 lives on this day in history.
1363 John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist on December - 14.
1417 John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned on December - 14.
1490 Anna van Bretagne marries a proxy Maximilian of Austria on December - 14.
1503 Nostradamus (Michael de Notredame) was born on this day in history.
1503 The birth of Nostradamus, French astrologer who published his prophecies in 1555 on December - 14.
1503 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet on December - 14.
1542 On this day in history princess Mary Stuart becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland.
1542 James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.
1546 On December - 14 tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)
1553 Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France on December - 14.
1575 On December - 14 polish Parliament selects Istvan Bathory as king of Poland
1582 On December - 14 zealand/Brabant Neth adopt Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is 12/25
1591 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies on December - 14.
1600 On December - 14 olivier van Noort sinks Sp galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die
1640 (baptism date) on this day in history.
1656 Artificial pearls first manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales on this day in history.
1656 On this day in history artificial pearls 1st manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales
1702 On this day in history the Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.
1708 On December - 14 prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris
1730 Capel Bond, composer on this day in history.
1732 On December - 14 johann Philipp Fortsch, composer, dies at 80
1734 On December - 14 noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44
1738 Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer on December - 14.
1754 On December - 14 mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58
1760 On this day in history kacic Miosic, Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies