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Historical Events In December - 10

Friday, 03 July 2020

0741  Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.  

0949  On this day in history herman I, Duke of Swabia  

0969  Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on December - 10.  

1041  On December - 10 empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V.  

1041  Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on December - 10.  

1294  Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th) on this day in history.  

1490  Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on this day in history.  

1508  League of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice) on this day in history.  

1520  Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant on this day in history.  

1524  Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on December - 10.  

1538  Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on December - 10.  

1572  On December - 10 cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72  

1582  On December - 10 france begins use of Gregorian calendar  

1595  On this day in history reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59  

1603  William Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1616  Diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1618  Giulio Caccini, Italian composer on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49  

1652  Sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet on December - 10.  

1665  Tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1672  New York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston on December - 10.  

1672  On this day in history nY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston  

1679  On this day in history willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders  

1684  On this day in history isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmund Halley.  

1688  On this day in history king James II flees London  

1690  On December - 10 mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money  

1690  Mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money on this day in history.  

1691  On December - 10 cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist  

1741  Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) on December - 10.  

1745  Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester on this day in history.  

1749  On December - 10 gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42  

1764  On December - 10 louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer  

1765  [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot on this day in history.  

1770  On December - 10 theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1394  King James I of Scotland (d. 1437) was born on this day in history.  

1452  On December - 10 birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)  

1538  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)  

1588  On this day in history birth of isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)  

1679  Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders was born on this day in history.  

1691  On this day in history birth of cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist  

1741  Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) was born on December - 10.  

1750  Tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799) was born on December - 10.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0949  On December - 10 death of herman I, Duke of Swabia  

0969  On this day in history death of nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered  

1041  On this day in history michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies  

1198  On December - 10 death of averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126)  

1490  On December - 10 antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90  

1508  Death of René II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451) on December - 10.  

1524  On December - 10 death of henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death  

1572  Death of Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on December - 10.  

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