Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.
0384 St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 11.
0384 On December - 11 pope Damasus I
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 this day in history.
1419 On this day in history heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On December - 11 duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 On December - 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on December - 11.
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 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on this day in history.
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 December - 11.
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 December - 11.
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 this day in history.
1757 On this day in history charles Wesley, composer
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on December - 11.
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.