On This Day

What Happened in December 1633

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 18 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptized
  • Dec 18 Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptized
  • Dec 26 Charles Emmanuel Biset, Flemish painter, born in Mechelen (d. between 1693–1713)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 1 Isabella Clara Eugenia, Sovereign of the Netherlands (1598-1621), dies at 67
  • Dec 18 Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62