Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Saturday, 25 October 2014
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.
0384 St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 11.
0384 Pope Damasus I on this day in history.
0711 On December - 11 justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on this day in history.
1419 On this day in history heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On this day in history duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on this day in history.
1573 On this day in history alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
1582 On this day in history fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
1595 Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69 on December - 11.
1602 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 on this day in history.
1610 Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32 on December - 11.
1618 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 On December - 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on this day in history.
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on this day in history.
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
1710 On December - 11 battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On December - 11 francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on this day in history.
1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on this day in history.
1719 First recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1719 On this day in history 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1730 On December - 11 voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris
1748 On December - 11 ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55
1756 On December - 11 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 Charles Wesley, composer on December - 11.
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on this day in history.