Historical Events In December - 10
Sunday, 24 January 2021
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on this day in history.
0949 On this day in history herman I, Duke of Swabia
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 December - 10.
1041 Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on December - 10.
1294 Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th) on this day in history.
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 December - 10 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 this day in history cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72
1582 On this day in history france begins use of Gregorian calendar
1595 Reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 Tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies on December - 10.
1672 New York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston on this day in history.
1672 On December - 10 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 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 King James II flees London on this day in history.
1690 On December - 10 mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money
1690 On this day in history mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money
1691 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist on December - 10.
1741 Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) on this day in history.
1745 On December - 10 bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester
1749 On December - 10 gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 On this day in history louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer
1765 On this day in history [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot
1770 On this day in history theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80