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Historical Events In December - 10

Friday, 04 December 2020

0741  Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.  

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

0969  On December - 10 nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered  

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

1041  On December - 10 michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies  

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  On this day in history martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant  

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

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

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

1582  France begins use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1595  Reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history william Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59  

1616  Diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74 on December - 10.  

1618  On December - 10 giulio Caccini, Italian composer  

1638  On December - 10 ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49  

1652  Sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet on this day in history.  

1665  Tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies on December - 10.  

1672  On December - 10 new York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston  

1672  On December - 10 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  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 on this day in history.  

1688  On this day in history king James II flees London  

1690  Mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1745  On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester  

1749  Gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42 on December - 10.  

1764  Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer on this day in history.  

1765  On December - 10 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot  

1770  Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80 on December - 10.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1394  On December - 10 birth of king James I of Scotland (d. 1437)  

1452  Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531) was born on December - 10.  

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

1588  On December - 10 birth of isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)  

1679  Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders was born on December - 10.  

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

1741  On December - 10 birth of agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)  

1750  On December - 10 birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0949  Death of Herman I, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.  

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

1041  Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.  

1198  Death of Averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126) on December - 10.  

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

1508  On December - 10 death of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451)  

1524  Death of Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on this day in history.  

1572  Death of Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on this day in history.  

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