Historical Events In December - 10
Monday, 20 January 2020
0741 On December - 10 zacharias becomes Pope
0949 Herman I, Duke of Swabia on December - 10.
0969 On this day in history nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered
1041 On this day in history empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V.
1041 On this day in history michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies
1294 Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th) on this day in history.
1490 On December - 10 antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90
1508 League of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice) on December - 10.
1520 Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant on December - 10.
1524 Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on this day in history.
1538 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on December - 10.
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 this day in history.
1603 On this day in history william Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59
1616 Diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74 on December - 10.
1618 On December - 10 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 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 this day in history.
1679 On this day in history willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
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 King James II flees London on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history 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 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist on December - 10.
1741 On December - 10 agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester on December - 10.
1749 On this day in history gabrielle ChĂ´telet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 On this day in history louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer
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