Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Thursday, 28 April 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 Pope Damasus I on this day in history.
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 December - 11.
1419 On December - 11 heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on December - 11.
1524 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on December - 11.
1566 On this day in history manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on this day in history.
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on this day in history.
1582 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on December - 11.
1595 On this day in history philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69
1602 On December - 11 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 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on December - 11.
1620 On December - 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 On December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.
1686 On this day in history louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 King James II arrested on December - 11.
1710 On December - 11 battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On this day in history francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
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 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On this day in history david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)