On This Day

What Happened in December 1550

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 6 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, Italian composer, born in Modena, Italy (d. 1605)
  • Dec 22 Cesare Cremonini, Italian professor of natural philosophy, born in Cento, Papal States (d. 1631)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 6 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48
  • Dec 22 Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III