Historical Events For December - 10
Saturday, 10 December 2016
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on this day in history.
1041 Empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V on this day in history.
1294 Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th) on December - 10.
1508 On December - 10 league of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice)
1520 Today in history martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant
1582 France begins use of Gregorian calendar today in history.
1652 Sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet on December - 10.
1672 New York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston today in history.
1672 NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston on this day in history.
1684 Today in history isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmund Halley.
1688 Today in history king James II flees London