On This Day

December 1624 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 25 Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 5 Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (b. 1560)
  • Dec 14 Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, English statesman, dies at 73
  • Dec 26 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54