Historical Events Happened In December - 11
Thursday, 11 February 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 this day in history.
0384 Pope Damasus I on December - 11.
0711 On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on December - 11.
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On December - 11 duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 On December - 11 henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1610 On this day in history adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
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 this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 King James II arrested on this day in history.
1710 On December - 11 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 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 this day in history.
1730 On this day in history 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 this day in history charles Wesley, composer
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on December - 11.
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)