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 This day in History - December 9
354 Historic Events for December 9
536

Byzantines Libya occupies Rome on Ostrogoten

Event
656

Battle of Kameel: Kalief Al ibn Abu Talib beats rebellion

Event
1165

Malcom IV, king of Scotland (1153-65), dies at 24

Death
1212

Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king

Event
1292

Sa'di, great Persian poet (Orchard, Rose Garden), dies

Death
1315

Swiss Woudsteden renews Eternal Covenant (Oath Society)

Event
1392

Peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria)

Birth
1425

Pope Martinus V forms University of Leuven

Event
1437

Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70

Death
1561

Edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony

Birth
1565

Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66

Death
1569

Martinus de Porres, Peru, saint (patron of social justice)

Birth
1570

Geuzen under Herman de Ruyter occupies Loevestein

Event
1571

Adrian A Metius, Dutch mathematician/fort architect

Birth
1581

Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange

Birth
1594

Gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32)

Birth
1608

John Milton, London, poet/puritan (Paradise Lost)

Birth
1625

Netherlands and England sign military treaty

Event
1625

Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78

Death
1636

Giovanni B Aleotti, Ital writer/theater architect, dies at about 90

Death
1640

Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin

Event
1641

Anthonie "Antoon" van Dyck, Flemish painter, dies at 42

Death
1658

Dutch troops occupy harbor city Quilon (Coilan) India

Event
1669

Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Ital Pope (1667-69), dies

Death
1674

Edward Hyde 1st earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67), dies at 65

Death