Historical Events In December - 14
Monday, 24 February 2020
0644 On December - 14 osman ibn Affan appointed 3rd kalief of islam
0867 On this day in history adrian II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0872 On December - 14 john VIII begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0872 On December - 14 john VIII elected as Catholic Pope
0872 On December - 14 adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80
1077 Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies on this day in history.
1124 On this day in history theobald Buccapecus elected Pope Coelestinus II (he refuses)
1136 Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on this day in history.
1287 On December - 14 zuider Zee seawall collapses with loss of 50,000 lives
1363 John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist on this day in history.
1417 John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned on this day in history.
1490 Anna van Bretagne marries a proxy Maximilian of Austria on December - 14.
1503 On December - 14 nostradamus (Michael de Notredame) was born
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 December - 14 princess Mary Stuart becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland.
1542 James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on December - 14.
1546 On this day in history tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)
1553 Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France on December - 14.
1575 Polish Parliament selects Istvan Bathory as king of Poland on December - 14.
1582 Zealand/Brabant Neth adopt Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is 12/25 on December - 14.
1591 On December - 14 juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies
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 On this day in history artificial pearls first manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales
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 December - 14 the Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of ĹŚishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.
1708 Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1730 On December - 14 capel Bond, composer
1732 Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer, dies at 80 on December - 14.
1734 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44 on December - 14.
1738 Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer on December - 14.
1754 On this day in history mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58
1760 On December - 14 kacic Miosic, Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies