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Historical Events In December - 11

Monday, 21 September 2020

0359  On December - 11 honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.  

0384  St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0384  On December - 11 pope Damasus I  

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

1282  Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.  

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

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

1477  Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on December - 11.  

1524  On December - 11 henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake  

1566  On this day in history manuel Cardoso, composer  

1572  On December - 11 spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem  

1573  On December - 11 alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged  

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 this day in history 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 December - 11.  

1618  On this day in history 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 December - 11.  

1686  On this day in history louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65  

1688  King James II arrested on this day in history.  

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

1712  On this day in history francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)  

1718  Battle at Frederikshall Norway on this day in history.  

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  Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

1756  On December - 11 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies  

1757  On this day in history charles Wesley, composer  

1758  Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on this day in history.  

1781  On this day in history david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489) was born on December - 11.  

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

1475  Pope Leo X (d. 1521) was born on this day in history.  

1566  On December - 11 birth of manuel Cardoso, composer  

1676  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer was born on December - 11.  

1709  On December - 11 birth of louise Elisabeth of Orléans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742)  

1712  On this day in history birth of francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)  

1725  On December - 11 birth of george Mason, American statesman (d. 1792)  

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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  On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42  

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 this day in history.  

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 December - 11.  

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

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