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Historical Events Happened In December - 11

Tuesday, 23 September 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 December - 11.  

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  On December - 11 heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence  

1475  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on December - 11.  

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

1524  Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.  

1566  Manuel Cardoso, composer on this day in history.  

1572  On December - 11 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 this day in history.  

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  Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32 on December - 11.  

1618  Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)  

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

1676  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.  

1686  Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1688  On this day in history king James II arrested  

1710  Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on December - 11.  

1712  Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) on December - 11.  

1718  Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.  

1718  On December - 11 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 this day in history voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris  

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  Charles Wesley, composer on this day in history.  

1758  On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer  

1781  On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  On December - 11 birth of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)  

1475  On this day in history birth of leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)  

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

1566  Manuel Cardoso, composer was born on this day in history.  

1676  On this day in history birth of johann Georg Weichenberger, composer  

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  On this day in history death of pope Damasus I  

0711  On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42  

1121  On this day in history death of al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066)  

1226  On December - 11 death of robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177)  

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

1282  On December - 11 death of llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales.  

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.