Historical Events In December - 11
Sunday, 17 January 2021
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.
0384 St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 11.
0384 On this day in history pope Damasus I
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 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on this day in history.
1475 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on this day in history.
1477 On this day in history duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on December - 11.
1566 On December - 11 manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 On this day in history spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on this day in history.
1582 On December - 11 fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
1595 On this day in history philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69
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 this day in history.
1610 On December - 11 adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
1618 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on December - 11.
1620 On December - 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 On December - 11 "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 this day in history.
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
1710 On this day in history battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)
1712 On December - 11 francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.
1718 On December - 11 charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead
1719 First recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1719 On December - 11 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
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 December - 11.
1757 On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)