1394 King James I of Scotland (d. 1437) was born on December - 10.
1452 On December - 10 birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)
1538 On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
1588 Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637) was born on December - 10.
1679 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders was born on December - 10.
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 On December - 10 birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)
0949 On December - 10 death of herman I, Duke of Swabia
0969 On this day in history death of nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered
1041 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1508 On this day in history death of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451)
1524 On this day in history death of henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death
1572 On this day in history death of cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72