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Historical Events In December - 10

Thursday, 26 May 2022

0741  Zacharias becomes Pope on this day in history.  

0949  Herman I, Duke of Swabia on December - 10.  

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

1294  On this day in history pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th)  

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

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

1538  On December - 10 giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)  

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

1582  France begins use of Gregorian calendar on December - 10.  

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

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

1616  On this day in history diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74  

1618  On this day in history giulio Caccini, Italian composer  

1638  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49 on December - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

1672  NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston on December - 10.  

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

1684  On December - 10 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  On December - 10 mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money  

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

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

1745  On December - 10 bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester  

1749  On this day in history gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42  

1764  On this day in history louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer  

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

1770  On this day in history 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  Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1750  On this day in history birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)  

Famous Deaths In December - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0969  Death of Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on this day in history.  

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

1198  Death of Averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126) on this day in history.  

1490  Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on December - 10.  

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 December - 10.  

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

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