Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Thursday, 29 January 2015
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on this day in history.
0384 On December - 11 st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0384 Pope Damasus I on December - 11.
0711 On December - 11 justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 On December - 11 llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies
1419 On December - 11 heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on this day in history.
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 On December - 11 manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 On December - 11 spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 On December - 11 alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
1582 On this day in history fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
1595 On December - 11 philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69
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 December - 11.
1618 On this day in history russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on December - 11.
1665 On this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 King James II arrested on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On December - 11 francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.
1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on this day in history.
1719 On December - 11 first recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1719 On this day in history 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1730 Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on December - 11.
1748 On December - 11 ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55
1756 On this day in history theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 Charles Wesley, composer on December - 11.
1758 On this day in history carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On this day in history david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)