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Historical Events In December - 11

Friday, 03 July 2020

0359  Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on this day in history.  

0384  On December - 11 st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0384  Pope Damasus I on this day in history.  

0711  Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on this day in history.  

1282  On this day in history llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies  

1419  On this day in history heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence  

1475  On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)  

1477  On this day in history duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie  

1524  Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.  

1566  On this day in history manuel Cardoso, composer  

1572  Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on December - 11.  

1573  Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on this day in history.  

1582  Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

1595  Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1602  On December - 11 a surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemorations/celebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.  

1610  Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32 on this day in history.  

1618  Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on this day in history.  

1620  103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on December - 11.  

1665  On this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna  

1676  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.  

1686  Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.  

1688  On December - 11 king James II arrested  

1710  On December - 11 battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)  

1712  Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) on December - 11.  

1718  Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.  

1718  On this day in history charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead  

1719  On this day in history first recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)  

1719  1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on this day in history.  

1730  On December - 11 voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris  

1748  Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on December - 11.  

1756  Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies on this day in history.  

1757  On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer  

1758  Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on December - 11.  

1781  David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)  

1475  On this day in history birth of leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)  

1475  On this day in history birth of pope Leo X (d. 1521)  

1566  Manuel Cardoso, composer was born on this day in history.  

1676  On December - 11 birth of johann Georg Weichenberger, composer  

1709  Louise Elisabeth of Orléans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742) was born on December - 11.  

1712  Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) was born on this day in history.  

1725  George Mason, American statesman (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0384  Death of Pope Damasus I on this day in history.  

0711  Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on December - 11.  

1121  On this day in history death of al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066)  

1226  Death of Robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177) on December - 11.  

1282  On December - 11 llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies  

1282  Death of Llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales on this day in history.  

1524  Death of Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.  

1532  Death of Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1455) on December - 11.  

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