Historical Events For December - 11
Sunday, 11 December 2016
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.
0384 Today in history st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence today in history.
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie today in history.
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on December - 11.
1602 Today in history a surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemoration/ elebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.
1618 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (1/ 1 NS) on December - 11.
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on December - 11.
1688 Today in history king James II arrested
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) today in history.