Historical Events For December - 11
Friday, 21 July 2017
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 On December - 11 pope Damasus I
0711 Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on December - 11.
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 On this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On this day in history duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 On December - 11 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 this day in history.
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 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 on December - 11.
1610 On December - 11 adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
1618 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on this day in history.
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on December - 11.
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on December - 11.
1676 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1688 King James II arrested on December - 11.
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 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.
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 On December - 11 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1730 On December - 11 voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris
1748 On December - 11 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 On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer
1758 On this day in history carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On this day in history david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)