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Historical Events In December - 10

Thursday, 22 April 2021

0741  On this day in history zacharias becomes Pope  

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

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

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

1508  On this day in history league of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice)  

1520  On December - 10 martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant  

1524  On this day in history henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death  

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

1572  On this day in history cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72  

1582  On this day in history france begins use of Gregorian calendar  

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

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 December - 10.  

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 December - 10.  

1665  On this day in history tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies  

1672  On this day in history new York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston  

1672  NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston on this day in history.  

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

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  King James II flees London on this day in history.  

1690  On this day in history 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  Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1770  Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)  

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  On December - 10 birth of willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders  

1691  Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist was born on December - 10.  

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

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

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

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

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