Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.
0384 On December - 11 st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0384 On December - 11 pope Damasus I
0711 On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on this day in history.
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 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 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on December - 11.
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on December - 11.
1582 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1595 Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69 on December - 11.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1665 On December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on this day in history.
1686 On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
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 December - 11 battle at Frederikshall Norway
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 On this day in history 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
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 December - 11.
1756 On December - 11 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 On this day in history charles Wesley, composer
1758 On this day in history carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.