On This Day

What Happened in December 1625

Historical Events

  • Dec 9 Netherlands & England sign military treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 14 Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist, born in Paris (d. 1695)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 8 Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen consort of Sweden as the wife of King Charles IX, dies at 52
  • Dec 9 Ubbo Emmius [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist and historian, dies at 78