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Historical Events In December - 11

Sunday, 14 August 2022

1783  Max von Schenkendorf, German poet on December - 11.  

1792  On December - 11 france's King Louis XVI went on trial, accused of treason  

1793  Pietro Coppola, composer on this day in history.  

1797  Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1878 on December - 11.  

1801  Grabbe, writer on December - 11.  

1803  On this day in history the birth of Hector Berlioz, French composer  

1810  On this day in history alfred de Musset, Paris, writer (Un Caprice, Bettine)  

1812  1st newspaper on Curacao (Curacao Gazette & Commercial Advertiser) on December - 11.  

1816  On December - 11 citizens of Geneva thwarted Savoyard invaders  

1816  On this day in history indiana becomes 19th state  

1817  On this day in history max von Schenkendorf, German poet, dies at 34  

1823  On December - 11 yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer  

1831  John George Schetky, composer, dies at 55 on December - 11.  

1835  On this day in history adolf Stoecker, German anti semite/PM  

1836  On this day in history jan Boissevain, Dutch politician/ship owner  

1838  On this day in history emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG)  

1840  On December - 11 kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)  

1843  On this day in history robert Koch, German bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel 1905)  

1844  On this day in history first dental use of nitrous oxide, Hartford, Ct  

1844  1st dental use of nitrous oxide, Hartford, Ct on this day in history.  

1847  Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet, dies at 25 on this day in history.  

1849  Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman) on this day in history.  

1855  On December - 11 julian Edwards, composer  

1856  On this day in history georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist  

1857  Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer, dies at 73 on December - 11.  

1863  Annie Jump Cannon, US, stellar spectroscopist (Harvard-classification) on this day in history.  

1866  On December - 11 first yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean  

1866  1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer  

1872  On this day in history first black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La)  

1872  1st black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La) on this day in history.  

1874  On December - 11 paul Wegener, German actor/director (Student of Prag)  

1876  On this day in history mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer  

1882  Boston's Bijou Theatre, first American playhouse lit exclusively by electricity, first performance, Gilbert and Sullivan's "Iolanthe" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  On December - 11 birth of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)  

1475  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) was born on December - 11.  

1475  Pope Leo X (d. 1521) was born on December - 11.  

1566  On December - 11 birth of manuel Cardoso, composer  

1676  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1725  On this day in history birth of george Mason, American statesman (d. 1792)  

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  On this day in history death of robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177)  

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

1282  On December - 11 death of llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales.  

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 this day in history.  

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