Historical Events In December - 10
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0741 On this day in history zacharias becomes Pope
0949 Herman I, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.
0969 Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on December - 10.
1041 On December - 10 empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V.
1041 Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.
1294 On this day in history pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th)
1490 On this day in history 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 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 Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on December - 10.
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 December - 10 giulio Caccini, Italian composer
1638 Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatian writer (Osman), dies at 49 on this day in history.
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 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 December - 10.
1679 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1688 King James II flees London on December - 10.
1690 On December - 10 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 On December - 10 cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist
1741 On this day in history agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)
1745 On December - 10 bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester
1749 On December - 10 gabrielle ChĂ´telet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer on this day in history.
1765 On this day in history [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot
1770 Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.