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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
644

Osman ibn Affan appointed 3rd kalief of islam

Event
867

Adrian II begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
872

Adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80

Death
872

John VIII elected as Catholic Pope

Event
1077

Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies

Death
1124

Theobald Buccapecus elected Pope Coelestinus II (he refuses)

Event
1136

Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered

Death
1287

Zuider Zee seawall collapses with loss of 50,000 lives

Event
1363

John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist

Birth
1417

John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged and burned

Death
1490

Anna van Bretagne marries a proxy Maximilian of Austria

Event
1503

Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet

Birth
1542

James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30

Death
1546

Tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)

Birth
1553

Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France

Birth
1575

Polish Parliament selects Istv n B thory as king of Poland

Event
1582

Zealand/Brabant Neth adopt Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is 12/25

Event
1591

Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies

Death
1600

Olivier van Noort sinks Sp galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die

Event
1656

Artificial pearls 1st manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales

Event
1708

Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris

Event
1720

Justus M”ser, writer

Birth
1730

Capel Bond, composer

Birth
1732

Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer, dies at 80

Death
1734

No‰l-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44

Death