Historical Events In December - 11
Monday, 19 April 2021
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.
0384 On this day in history st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0384 On this day in history pope Damasus I
0711 On December - 11 justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 On this day in history llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies
1419 On December - 11 heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on this day in history.
1524 On this day in history henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 Manuel Cardoso, composer on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on December - 11.
1582 On this day in history fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
1595 Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1602 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 on December - 11.
1610 On this day in history adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
1618 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on December - 11.
1665 On December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on this day in history.
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.
1688 King James II arrested on December - 11.
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on this day in history.
1712 On December - 11 francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 On December - 11 battle at Frederikshall Norway
1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1756 Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies on this day in history.
1757 On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on this day in history.