Historical Events In December - 10
Sunday, 29 January 2023
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.
0949 Herman I, Duke of Swabia on December - 10.
0969 Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on December - 10.
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 December - 10 michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies
1294 Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th) on December - 10.
1490 On this day in history antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90
1508 On this day in history league of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice)
1520 On this day in history martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant
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 December - 10.
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 this day in history giulio Caccini, Italian composer
1638 Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49 on this day in history.
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 December - 10 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 December - 10 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 December - 10.
1690 Mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money on this day in history.
1690 Mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1749 Gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42 on December - 10.
1764 On December - 10 louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer
1765 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot on this day in history.
1770 On December - 10 theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80