Historical Events For December - 11
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on this day in history.
0384 St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0384 On December - 11 pope Damasus I
0711 Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on this day in history.
1282 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on December - 11.
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on December - 11.
1524 On December - 11 henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 Manuel Cardoso, composer on this day in history.
1572 On December - 11 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 December - 11 philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69
1602 On this day 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. 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 On this day in history 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on this day in history.
1676 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On this day in history louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 King James II arrested on December - 11.
1710 On this day in history 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 On this day in history charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead
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 On December - 11 voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris
1748 On this day in history ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55
1756 On this day in history theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on December - 11.
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.