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 This day in History - December 25
433 Historic Events for December 25
1

1st Christmas, according to calendar-maker Dionysus Exiguus

Event
337

Earliest possible date that Christmas was celebrated on Dec 25th

Event
352

1st definite date Christmas was celebrated on Dec 25th

Event
390

Roman emperor Theodosius admits debt on mass murder in Thessalonica

Event
498

French king Clovis baptises himself

Event
597

England adopts Julian calendar

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604

Battle at Etampes (Stampae): Burgundy beat Neustriers

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795

Adrian I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
795

Adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies

Death
800

Pope Leo III crowns Charles the Great (Charlemagne), Roman emperor

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820

Leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered

Death
875

Charles, the Bare, crowned emperor of Rome

Event
967

John XIII crowned Otto II the Red German compassionate emperor

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969

Johannes I Tzimisces, crowned emperor of Byzantium

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979

Rotardus appointed as bishop of the kingdom

Event
999

Heribertus becomes bishop of Cologne

Event
1000

Monarch Istv n crowned king of Hungary

Event
1046

Pope Clemens VI crowns Henry III RC-German emperor

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1048

Parliament of Worms: Emperor Henry III names his cousin count Bruno van Egisheim/Dagsburg as Pope Leo IX

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1066

William the Conqueror, crowned king of England

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1100

Boudouin I of Boulogne crowned king of Jerusalem

Event
1101

Henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans

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1121

Norbertus van Xanten finds order of the Norbertijnen

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1130

Anti-pope Anacletus II crowns Roger II the Norman, king of Sicily

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1156

Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61

Death