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 This day in History - December 4
377 Historic Events for December 4
771

Karel, the Great, becomes king of all France

Event
771

Karloman II, French king of Burgundy, dies at about 20

Death
811

Charles, eldest son of emperor Charles the Great, dies at about 39

Death
1110

Syria harbor city Saida (Sidon) surrenders to Crusaders

Event
1137

Lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67

Death
1182

Henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies

Death
1197

Crusaders wound Rabbi Elezar ben Judah

Event
1259

Treaty of Paris: English king Henry III and French king Louis IX

Event
1334

John XXII, [Jacques DuŠze], Pope (316-34), dies

Death
1371

Stefanus X Uros V, king of Serbia (1355-71), dies

Death
1371

Reinald III, the Fat Duke, duke of Gelre (1343-61), dies at 38

Death
1443

Pope Julius II, (1503-13), patron of Michelangelo, Bramante, Raphael

Birth
1489

Battle of Baza-Spanish army captures Baza from Moors

Event
1514

Richard Hunne, English "heretic", commits suicide(?)

Death
1534

Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Baghdad

Event
1563

Council of Trent holds last session, after 18 years

Event
1576

Rheticus, mathematician, dies

Death
1584

John Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony

Birth
1603

Maarten de Vos, Flemish painter, dies at about 71

Death
1619

America's 1st Thanksgiving Day (Va)

Event
1642

Armand-Jean Duplessis Richelieu, bishop of Lu‡on, dies at about 57

Death
1644

1st European peace congress opens in Munster

Event
1649

Outgert Arisz Akersloot, Dutch silversmith, dies at about 73

Death
1655

Middelburg Neth forbids building of synagogue

Event
1660

Andre Campra, composer

Birth