Historical Events In December - 24
Saturday, 20 April 2019
0427 On December - 24 archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople
0563 On this day in history the Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes.
0640 On December - 24 john IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1046 Pope Clement II, [Suitger] elected on December - 24.
1069 Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.
1167 On December - 24 the birth of John I, King of England, responsible for signing the Magna Carta
1167 On this day in history john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)
1294 On December - 24 cardinal Benedetto Gaetani chosen as Pope Boniface VIII
1380 On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies
1453 John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.
1475 Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) on this day in history.
1476 400 Burgundy soldiers freeze to death during siege of Nancy on December - 24.
1515 Thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor on this day in history.
1524 On December - 24 vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55
1541 Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on December - 24.
1548 Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on December - 24.
1564 Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver on this day in history.
1565 Compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition on December - 24.
1568 On this day in history uprising of Morisco's in Granada
1584 On December - 24 basque whaler Joanes de Echaniz dictates his last will and testament at Carol's Cove, near Red Bay Labrador, it is the oldest surviving will in Canadian history.
1593 On this day in history storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed
1651 On December - 24 john van Riebeeck departs to Cape of Good Hope
1653 On December - 24 georg Motz, composer
1660 On December - 24 mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29
1679 Domenico Natale Sarro, composer on December - 24.
1689 On this day in history french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian
1707 On this day in history noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78
1714 Rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery) on December - 24.
1715 On December - 24 swedish troops occupy Norway
1716 On December - 24 patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council
1719 On this day in history johann Christoph Altnikol, composer
1724 On December - 24 benjamin Franklin arrives in London
1726 On December - 24 johann Ernst Hartmann, composer
1745 Benjamin Rush, Byberry Pa, physician/general/signer (Decl of Indep) on December - 24.