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Historical Events In December - 10

Monday, 21 September 2020

0741  On this day in history zacharias becomes Pope  

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

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

1041  On this day in history 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  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  Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant on December - 10.  

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

1538  Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on this day in history.  

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

1582  On December - 10 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 December - 10.  

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

1618  On December - 10 giulio Caccini, Italian composer  

1638  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1652  On December - 10 sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet  

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  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 December - 10.  

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 December - 10.  

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

1741  On this day in history 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  On December - 10 louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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 December - 10.  

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