Historical Events In December - 10
Friday, 03 April 2020
0741 On December - 10 zacharias becomes Pope
0949 On this day in history herman I, Duke of Swabia
0969 On this day in history nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered
1041 Empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V on December - 10.
1041 On this day in history michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies
1294 On this day in history pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th)
1490 Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on this day in history.
1508 League of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice) on December - 10.
1520 On December - 10 martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant
1524 Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on December - 10.
1538 On December - 10 giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
1572 Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on this day in history.
1582 On December - 10 france begins use of Gregorian calendar
1595 Reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59 on this day in history.
1603 William Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1616 On this day in history diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74
1618 On December - 10 giulio Caccini, Italian composer
1638 Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49 on December - 10.
1652 Sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet on this day in history.
1665 On December - 10 tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies
1672 On this day in history new York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston
1672 NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston on December - 10.
1679 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders on December - 10.
1684 On December - 10 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 this day in history king James II flees London
1690 Mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money on this day in history.
1690 On December - 10 mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money
1691 On December - 10 cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist
1741 Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) on December - 10.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester on December - 10.
1749 On December - 10 gabrielle ChĂ´telet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 On December - 10 louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer
1765 On December - 10 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot
1770 Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.