Historical Events In December - 10
Friday, 19 July 2019
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on this day in history.
0949 Herman I, Duke of Swabia on December - 10.
0969 Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on this day in history.
1041 Empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V on December - 10.
1041 Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.
1294 Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th) on this day in history.
1490 Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on December - 10.
1508 On December - 10 league of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice)
1520 On this day in history martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant
1524 On December - 10 henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death
1538 On December - 10 giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
1572 On December - 10 cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72
1582 On December - 10 france begins use of Gregorian calendar
1595 Reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59 on December - 10.
1603 On December - 10 william Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59
1616 On December - 10 diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74
1618 On this day in history giulio Caccini, Italian composer
1638 Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49 on December - 10.
1652 On December - 10 sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet
1665 On this day in history tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies
1672 On this day in history new York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston
1672 On December - 10 nY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston
1679 On this day in history willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
1684 On this day in history isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmund Halley.
1688 On December - 10 king James II flees London
1690 Mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money on December - 10.
1690 Mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money on December - 10.
1691 On this day in history cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist
1741 On this day in history agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester on December - 10.
1749 On December - 10 gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer on this day in history.
1765 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot on December - 10.
1770 On December - 10 theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80