Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Thursday, 28 July 2016
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 December - 11.
0384 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on this day in history.
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On December - 11 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 On this day in history spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
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 December - 11.
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 December - 11.
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on December - 11.
1676 On December - 11 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On this day in history louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
1710 On this day in history battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On this day in history francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 On this day in history battle at Frederikshall Norway
1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on this day in history.
1719 On December - 11 first recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
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 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.