Historical Events In December - 10
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.
0949 Herman I, Duke of Swabia on December - 10.
0969 On December - 10 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 this day in history.
1041 Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.
1294 Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th) on December - 10.
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 Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant on this day in history.
1524 On December - 10 henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death
1538 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on December - 10.
1572 Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on December - 10.
1582 France begins use of Gregorian calendar on December - 10.
1595 On December - 10 reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59
1603 On December - 10 william Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59
1616 Diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1618 Giulio Caccini, Italian composer on December - 10.
1638 On December - 10 ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49
1652 Sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet on this day in history.
1665 On this day in history tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies
1672 New York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston on December - 10.
1672 On this day in history nY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston
1679 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders on December - 10.
1684 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 on this day in history.
1688 On December - 10 king James II flees London
1690 On December - 10 mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money
1690 On December - 10 mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money
1691 On this day in history cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist
1741 Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) on this day in history.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester on December - 10.
1749 On this day in history gabrielle ChÃ´telet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer on December - 10.
1765 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot on this day in history.
1770 Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80 on December - 10.