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.