Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Monday, 29 August 2016
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 this day in history.
0384 Pope Damasus I on December - 11.
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 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on this day in history.
1477 On December - 11 duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 On December - 11 henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 On December - 11 manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on December - 11.
1573 On this day in history alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
1582 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1595 Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69 on December - 11.
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 On December - 11 adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
1618 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on this day in history.
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on this day in history.
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on this day in history.
1686 On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
1710 On December - 11 battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) on December - 11.
1718 On this day in history 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 December - 11.
1719 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1730 Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1748 Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1756 On this day in history theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 Charles Wesley, composer on this day in history.
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on this day in history.
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on this day in history.