Historical Events In December - 10
Friday, 03 July 2020
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.
0949 On this day in history herman I, Duke of Swabia
0969 Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on December - 10.
1041 On December - 10 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 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 Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant on this day in history.
1524 Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on December - 10.
1538 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on December - 10.
1572 On December - 10 cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72
1582 On December - 10 france begins use of Gregorian calendar
1595 On this day in history reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59
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 this day in history.
1638 On this day in history 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 Tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies on this day in history.
1672 New York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston on December - 10.
1672 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money on this day in history.
1691 On December - 10 cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist
1741 Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) on December - 10.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester on this day in history.
1749 On December - 10 gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 On December - 10 louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer
1765 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot on this day in history.
1770 On December - 10 theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80