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Historical Events Happened In December - 11

Monday, 22 December 2014

0359  Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.  

0384  On this day in history st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0384  Pope Damasus I on December - 11.  

0711  Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on this day in history.  

1282  On this day in history llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies  

1419  Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on this day in history.  

1475  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on this day in history.  

1477  Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake  

1566  Manuel Cardoso, composer on December - 11.  

1572  On this day in history spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem  

1573  Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on this day in history.  

1582  On this day in history fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75  

1595  On this day in history philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69  

1602  On December - 11 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. Commemorations/celebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.  

1610  Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32 on this day in history.  

1618  On this day in history russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino  

1620  103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on December - 11.  

1665  "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on December - 11.  

1676  On December - 11 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer  

1686  On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65  

1688  King James II arrested on this day in history.  

1710  On December - 11 battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)  

1712  On this day in history francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)  

1718  On December - 11 battle at Frederikshall Norway  

1718  Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on December - 11.  

1719  First recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on this day in history.  

1719  On December - 11 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)  

1730  Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on December - 11.  

1748  Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1756  Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies on this day in history.  

1757  On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer  

1758  On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer  

1781  David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489) was born on this day in history.  

1475  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) was born on this day in history.  

1475  On December - 11 birth of pope Leo X (d. 1521)  

1566  Manuel Cardoso, composer was born on December - 11.  

1676  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer was born on this day in history.  

1709  Louise Elisabeth of Orléans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742) was born on December - 11.  

1712  On this day in history birth of francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)  

1725  On this day in history birth of george Mason, American statesman (d. 1792)  

Famous Deaths In December - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0384  Death of Pope Damasus I on this day in history.  

0711  Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on this day in history.  

1121  On December - 11 death of al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066)  

1226  On this day in history death of robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177)  

1282  Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.  

1282  Death of Llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales on this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history death of henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake  

1532  Death of Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1455) on December - 11.