Historical Events In December - 11
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
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 On December - 11 pope Damasus I
0711 On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 On December - 11 llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on December - 11.
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On December - 11 duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
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 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 December - 11.
1595 On December - 11 philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69
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 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on this day in history.
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on December - 11.
1676 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 On this day in history king James II arrested
1710 On this day in history battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On this day in history 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 First recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1719 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on this day in history.
1730 Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on December - 11.
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 December - 11.
1757 Charles Wesley, composer on December - 11.
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.