Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Monday, 30 November 2015
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on this day in history.
0384 On this day in history st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0384 Pope Damasus I on December - 11.
0711 On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 On this day in history llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on this day in history.
1475 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on this day in history.
1477 On this day in history duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.
1566 Manuel Cardoso, composer on December - 11.
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on December - 11.
1573 On December - 11 alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
1582 On December - 11 fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
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 Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32 on December - 11.
1618 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 On December - 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 On December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 On December - 11 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.
1688 King James II arrested on December - 11.
1710 On December - 11 battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On December - 11 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 December - 11.
1719 On this day in history first recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
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 December - 11.
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.