Historical Events In December - 10
Thursday, 01 October 2020
0741 On December - 10 zacharias becomes Pope
0949 Herman I, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1520 On this day in history martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant
1524 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1652 On this day in history sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet
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 NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston on this day in history.
1679 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders on this day in history.
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 On December - 10 king James II flees London
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 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 On this day in history 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 [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