Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Saturday, 29 November 2014
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 Pope Damasus I on this day in history.
0711 On December - 11 justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 On December - 11 llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies
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 this day in history henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 Manuel Cardoso, composer on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on this day in history.
1582 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on December - 11.
1595 On December - 11 philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69
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 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on December - 11.
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 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.
1688 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1719 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history 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 Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies on December - 11.
1757 On this day in history charles Wesley, composer
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on this day in history.