Historical Events In December - 10
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.
0949 On this day in history herman I, Duke of Swabia
0969 Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on December - 10.
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 this day in history.
1490 On this day in history antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90
1508 League of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1572 On December - 10 cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72
1582 France begins use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59
1603 On this day in history william Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59
1616 On this day in history diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74
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 December - 10.
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 NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston on this day in history.
1679 On December - 10 willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
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 December - 10.
1688 On this day in history king James II flees London
1690 Mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money on December - 10.
1690 Mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money on December - 10.
1691 On December - 10 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 this day in history.
1749 On this day in history gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer on December - 10.
1765 On December - 10 [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