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Historical Events

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1963-09-06 - Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in history
1981-05-09 - Kazimiroff Blvd in Bronx named for a Bronx historian

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 495

0994-11-07 - Muhammad ibn Hazm, historian/jurist/author of Islamic Spain
1075-02-16 - Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet
1083-12-01 - Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)
1155-05-17 - Jien, Japanese poet and historian (d. 1225)
1322-08-01 - Peter van Herentals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1332-05-27 - Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah)
1440-02-13 - Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1503-03-19 - Benedetto Varchi, Ital humanist/historian (Storia Fiorentina)
1505-02-05 - Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)
1511-07-01 - Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen de Jonghe], medical/historian/humanist
1516-04-23 - Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)
1519-05-27 - Girolamo Mei, Italian historian (d. 1594)
1521-08-19 - Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)
1526-08-20 - Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)
1530-07-03 - Claude Fauchet, French historian (d. 1601)
1535-07-09 - Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
1538-10-31 - Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607)
1546-02-14 - Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1547-10-18 - Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian
1547-12-05 - Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian
1548-12-23 - Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)
1551-05-02 - William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)
1555-12-04 - Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)
1558-08-19 - Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
1571-01-21 - John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)
1576-01-12 - Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian
1579-02-09 - John Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian
1581-03-16 - Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)
1588-11-27 - Valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian
1590-03-18 - Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (d. 1649)
1592-07-10 - Pierre d'Hozier, French historian (d. 1660)
1596-09-28 - Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor
1600-11-19 - Lieuwe van Aitzema, Dutch historian (Matters of State & War)
1606-11-20 - Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian
1610-03-01 - Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian
1612-09-25 - Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian
1619-06-07 - Paulus Voet, Dutch jurist/historian
1619-10-08 - Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)
1626-07-25 - Geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian
1626-10-17 - Simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt)
1628-03-17 - Daniel van Papenbroeck, [Papebrochius], Flemish historian
1635-12-18 - Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian
1637-11-30 - Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (d. 1698)
1639-01-19 - Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian
1640-12-06 - Claude Fleury, French historian (d. 1723)
1643-11-01 - John Strype, English historian and biographer (d. 1737)
1649-02-08 - Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)
1652-01-07 - Pavao Vitezovic, Croatia, writer/historian
1653-08-08 - Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar
1654-05-11 - Cornelis van Alkemade, Dutch historian
1660-11-15 - Hermann von der Hardt, German historian (d. 1746)
1661-01-30 - Charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)
1661-03-25 - Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)
1661-05-25 - Claude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (d. 1737)
1662-08-05 - James Anderson, Scottish historian (d. 1728)
1665-07-02 - Samuel Penhallow, English-born American colonist and historian (d. 1726)
1666-09-05 - Gottfried Arnold, German theologist/historian/songwriter
1668-06-23 - Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (d. 1744)
1673-10-26 - Dimitrie Cantemir, Romanians historian/monarch of Moldova (1710-11)
1676-07-14 - Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (d. 1763)
1678-12-14 - Daniel Neal, English historian (d. 1743)
1682-10-29 - Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian (d. 1761)
1683-01-17 - Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian
1685-02-08 - Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)
1686-01-17 - Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766)
1687-03-07 - Jean Lebeuf, French historian (d. 1760)
1687-09-17 - Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (d. 1772)
1689-12-24 - French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian
1695-04-10 - Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian
1695-04-12 - Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht Neth)
1701-01-27 - Johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)
1701-02-14 - Enrique Florez, Spanish historian (d. 1773)
1701-10-18 - Charles le Beau, French historian (d. 1778)
1705-11-23 - Thomas Birch, English historian (d. 1766)
1706-05-17 - Andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (d. 1780)
1709-10-25 - John Wagenaar, Amsterdam merchant/historian, baptised
1714-02-22 - Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French historian (d. 1795)
1714-03-27 - Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (d. 1795)
1719-01-03 - Francisco José Freire, Portuguese historian (d. 1773)
1720-08-12 - Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian
1722-07-22 - Jean-Noel/Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian
1723-02-21 - Louis-Pierre Anquetil, French historian (d. 1808)
1723-06-20 - Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian
1723-07-01 - Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/historian/literary
1723-07-11 - Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (d. 1799)
1725-12-18 - Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (d. 1791)
1726-04-12 - Charles Burney, English music historian (d. 1814)
1735-02-09 - Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
1736-09-15 - Jean-Sylvain, French historian (History of France)
Historian Edward GibbonHistorian Edward Gibbon (1737-05-08) 1737-05-08 - Edward Gibbon, Putney, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire)
1746-08-07 - Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian
1749-01-19 - Isaiah Thomas, US, printer/editor/publisher/historian
1758-02-17 - John Pinkerton, Scottish historian
1766-03-04 - Emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon)
1770-10-01 - Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
1771-03-10 - Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian (Idea und Probe)
1773-04-06 - James Mill, Scotland, philosopher/historian (Hist of British India)
1774-12-30 - Pieter G Witsen Geysbeek, Dutch historian/literary [or Dec 31]
1777-07-09 - Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian
1781-05-14 - Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

1980-11-27 - British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 451

0735-05-26 - Bede (Beda Venerabilis), English historian and monk, (b. circa 672 or 673)
0923-02-16 - Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83
1072-09-22 - Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian and scholar-official (b. 1007)
1103-01-17 - Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies
1130-01-07 - Baldricus Burgoliensis, French historian/archbishop, dies at about 83
1151-01-13 - Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)
1225-10-28 - Jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155)
1241-09-23 - Snorri Sturluson, Icelandic historian, poet, and politician (b. 1178)
1390-01-12 - Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
1406-03-19 - Ibn Khaldun, Arab historian (b. 1332)
1418-03-22 - Dietrich of Nieheim, German historian
1464-01-08 - Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385)
1491-12-03 - Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
1507-08-23 - Jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72
1514-11-28 - Hartmann Skull, German physician/historian (Skull's Liederbuch), dies
1540-05-22 - Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
1556-10-31 - John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
1561-10-21 - Johannes Vasaeus, Flemish humanist/historian, dies at about 49
1565-12-18 - Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
1566-07-31 - Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92
1570-10-20 - João de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496)
1571-07-17 - Georg Fabricius, German poet and historian (b. 1516)
1572-02-28 - Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505)
1575-06-16 - Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63
1580-08-20 - Jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506)
1580-11-03 - Jeronimo Zurita y Castro, Spanish historian (b. 1512)
1582-09-28 - George Buchanan, Scottish historian (b. 1506)
1586-03-20 - Richard Maitland, Scottish statesman and historian (b. 1496)
1589-03-22 - Lodovico Guicciardini, Ital historian, dies at 67
1595-11-08 - Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist, dies at 69
1602-02-25 - Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
1605-04-06 - John Stow, British historian, dies
1607-06-30 - Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1538)
1607-07-20 - Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48
1612-04-18 - Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies
1614-07-15 - Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme, French historian and biographer (b. c.1540)
1616-12-10 - Diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74
1617-01-17 - Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68
1618-10-29 - Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason
1623-01-14 - Paolo Sarpi, Italian church historian/politician, dies at 70
1623-11-09 - William Camden, English historian: Brittania/Annales, dies at 72
1624-02-17 - Juan de Mariana, Spanish historian (b. 1536)
1625-03-29 - Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (b. 1549)
1625-09-06 - Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579)
1625-09-20 - Heinrich Meibom, German historian and critic (b. 1555)
1625-12-09 - Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78
1627-06-27 - John Hayward, English historian
1635-03-03 - Philips de l'Espinoy, historian/mayor of Ghent, dies
1635-03-19 - Pieter Christiaensz Bor, Dutch historian, dies
1639-08-20 - Martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41
1639-09-20 - John Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60
1639-10-07 - John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68
1639-11-26 - John Spottiswoode, Scottish historian (b. 1565)
1640-05-30 - Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
1646-03-20 - Matthew Vossius, historian (Annales Holland Zelandiaeque), dies at 35
1649-06-03 - Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (b. 1590)
1650-10-29 - David Calderwood, Scottish historian (b. 1575)
1650-11-13 - Thomas May, English poet and historian (b. 1595)
1652-03-21 - Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flem historian/mayor (Brugge), dies at 55
1653-10-03 - Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, historian, dies at 41
1655-03-29 - Valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66
1660-04-30 - Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84
1660-05-29 - Peter Scriverius, lawyer/historian, dies at 44
1660-12-01 - Pierre d'Hozier, French historian (b. 1592)
1661-10-26 - Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies
1667-08-01 - Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48
1669-02-23 - Lieuwe van Aitzema, Frisian historian, dies at 68
1670-11-10 - Geory Horn, [Hornius], theologist/historian, dies at about 50
1676-03-21 - Henri Sauval, French historian (b. 1623)
1682-01-13 - Simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55
1682-02-23 - Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75
1683-07-10 - François-Eudes de Mézeray, French historian (b. 1610)
1685-05-28 - Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
1685-10-12 - Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59
1686-08-13 - Louis Maimbourg, French-born historian (b. 1610)
1689-12-29 - Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
1694-11-08 - Ulrik Huber, Frisian lawyer/law historian/polemist, dies at 58
1697-01-01 - Filippo Baldinucci, Florentine biographer/historian (b. 1624)
1698-01-10 - Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637)
1710-06-25 - Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 74
1713-01-20 - Pavao Vitezovic, Croatian historian, dies
1713-12-14 - Thomas Rymer, English historian (b. 1641)
1714-06-28 - Daniel van Papenbroeck, Flemish jesuit/historian, dies at 86
1719-04-21 - Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and historian (b. 1640)
1722-04-21 - Robert Beverley, Jr., historian of Colonial Virginia (b. 1673)
1723-07-14 - Claude Fleury, French historian (b. 1640)
1723-12-22 - Jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70
1726-04-26 - Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75
1726-12-02 - Samuel Penhallow, English-born American colonist and historian (b. 1665)
1732-02-13 - Charles-René d'Hozier, French historian (b. 1640)
1734-03-21 - Robert Wodrow, Scottish historian (b. 1679)
1737-05-12 - Cornelis van Alkemade, historian, dies at 83
1737-12-11 - John Strype, English historian (b. 1643)
1741-12-14 - Charles Rollin, French historian (b. 1661)
1742-07-09 - John Oldmixon, English historian (b. 1673)
1743-04-04 - Daniel Neal, English historian (b. 1678)
1744-01-23 - Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (b. 1668)
1746-02-28 - Hermann von der Hardt, German historian (b. 1660)
1754-04-02 - Thomas Carte, English historian (b. 1686)
1755-08-22 - Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies


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