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 This day in History - December 1
438 Historic Events for December 1
660

Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies

Death
772

Pope Adrian I elected

Event
1135

Henry I Beauclerc, king of England (1st king that could read), dies

Death
1167

Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League

Event
1374

Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies

Death
1417

Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies

Death
1455

Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77

Death
1515

Gonzalo Fern ndez de C¢rdoba, [el Gran Capit n], Span gen, dies at 62

Death
1521

Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45

Death
1530

Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51

Death
1549

Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)

Birth
1566

Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen

Birth
1566

Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva

Event
1573

Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile

Birth
1580

Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42

Death
1580

Giovanni Morone, Italian theologian/diplomat/cardinal, dies at 71

Death
1605

Juan de Padilla, composer

Birth
1623

Thomas Weelkes, composer, dies at 47

Death
1626

Pasha Muhammad ibn Farukh tyrannical gov of Jerusalem, driven out

Event
1633

Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67

Death
1634

John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter

Birth
1635

Melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51

Death
1640

Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule

Event
1641

Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery

Event
1651

Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65

Death