Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Sunday, 24 May 2015
0359 On this day in history honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.
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 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.
1419 On this day in history heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 On this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on this day in history.
1524 On December - 11 henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 On December - 11 manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on this day in history.
1573 On December - 11 alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
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 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on this day in history.
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 December - 11.
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 December - 11.
1730 On December - 11 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 On December - 11 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 Charles Wesley, composer on this day in history.
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on this day in history.
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)