Historical Events In December - 11
Saturday, 21 April 2018
0359 On December - 11 honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.
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 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on December - 11.
1475 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on this day in history.
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on this day in history.
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 December - 11.
1582 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 On December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.
1686 On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 King James II arrested on this day in history.
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on December - 11.
1712 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) on December - 11.
1718 On December - 11 battle at Frederikshall Norway
1718 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1730 Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on December - 11.
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 Charles Wesley, composer on December - 11.
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)