Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
0359 On December - 11 honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.
0384 St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 11.
0384 Pope Damasus I on December - 11.
0711 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1475 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on December - 11.
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 On this day in history spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 On this day in history alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
1582 On December - 11 fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
1595 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on December - 11.
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.
1686 On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
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 On this day in history battle at Frederikshall Norway
1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on December - 11.
1719 On this day in history first recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1719 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1730 On December - 11 voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris
1748 Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on December - 11.
1756 Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies on December - 11.
1757 On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer
1758 On this day in history carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.