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Historical Events In December - 11

Saturday, 26 September 2020

1783  On this day in history max von Schenkendorf, German poet  

1792  On this day in history france's King Louis XVI went on trial, accused of treason  

1793  On this day in history pietro Coppola, composer  

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

1801  On December - 11 grabbe, writer  

1803  The birth of Hector Berlioz, French composer on this day in history.  

1810  On December - 11 alfred de Musset, Paris, writer (Un Caprice, Bettine)  

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

1816  On December - 11 citizens of Geneva thwarted Savoyard invaders  

1816  Indiana becomes 19th state on this day in history.  

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

1823  Yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer on December - 11.  

1831  John George Schetky, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1835  On December - 11 adolf Stoecker, German anti semite/PM  

1836  Jan Boissevain, Dutch politician/ship owner on December - 11.  

1838  Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG) on December - 11.  

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

1843  On December - 11 robert Koch, German bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel 1905)  

1844  On December - 11 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 December - 11.  

1849  On December - 11 ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman)  

1855  On this day in history julian Edwards, composer  

1856  Georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist on this day in history.  

1857  Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history annie Jump Cannon, US, stellar spectroscopist (Harvard-classification)  

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 December - 11 ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer  

1872  On December - 11 first black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La)  

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

1874  Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Student of Prag) on December - 11.  

1876  Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1475  On December - 11 birth of pope Leo X (d. 1521)  

1566  On this day in history birth of manuel Cardoso, composer  

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

1709  Louise Elisabeth of OrlĂ©ans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742) was born on December - 11.  

1712  Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) was born on December - 11.  

1725  On this day in history 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  On December - 11 death of pope Damasus I  

0711  On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42  

1121  Death of Al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066) on December - 11.  

1226  On December - 11 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  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 this day in history.  

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

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