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 This day in History - December 7
333 Historic Events for December 7
185

Emperor Lo-Yang, China sees supernova (MSH15-52?)

Event
283

St Eutychian ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
967

Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic

Birth
983

Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28

Death
1254

Innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies

Death
1354

Margaretha van Bavarian's son earl Willem V signs peace treaty

Event
1383

Wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies

Death
1542

Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)

Birth
1557

Girolamo Trombeti, composer

Birth
1598

Giovanni Bernini, Italy, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy)

Birth
1604

Ambrosius Reiner, composer

Birth
1637

Barnardo Pasquini, composer

Birth
1646

Princess Louise Henriette (19) marries monarch Frederik Henry

Event
1648

Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer

Birth
1731

Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter

Birth
1741

Elisabeth Petrovna becomes tsarina of Russia

Event
1751

Jurrian F de Frederici, governor-General (Suriname)

Birth
1754

Jack Jouett, American patriot

Birth
1761

Madame [Marie Grosholtz] Tussaud, created wax museum

Birth
1772

Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer

Birth
1783

William Pitt Jr (24) becomes British premier

Event
1783

Theatre Royal opens in Covent Garden, London

Event
1787

Delaware becomes 1st state to ratify constitution

Event
1801

Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Austrian actor (Judith und Holofernes)

Birth
1808

James Madison elected US pres/George Clinton vice-pres

Event