Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Sunday, 29 May 2016
0359 On this day in history honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.
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 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on December - 11.
1475 On this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On December - 11 duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on December - 11.
1566 Manuel Cardoso, composer on December - 11.
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 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 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 On December - 11 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
1710 On this day in history battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On this day in history 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 December - 11.
1719 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1730 Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1748 Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on December - 11.
1756 On this day in history theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 On this day in history charles Wesley, composer
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)