1394 On December - 10 birth of king James I of Scotland (d. 1437)
1452 Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531) was born on this day in history.
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 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist was born on this day in history.
1741 Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) was born on December - 10.
1750 On December - 10 birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)
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 December - 10.
1041 On December - 10 michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies
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 On December - 10 death of cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72