Historical Events In December - 10
Thursday, 24 January 2019
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.
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 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 December - 10.
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 Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on December - 10.
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 On December - 10 reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59
1603 William Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 December - 10.
1665 Tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies on this day in history.
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 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 December - 10 king James II flees London
1690 Mass Bay becomes first American colonial government to borrow money on this day in history.
1690 On December - 10 mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money
1691 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist on December - 10.
1741 On December - 10 agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester
1749 Gabrielle Chôtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42 on December - 10.
1764 Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer on this day in history.
1765 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot on December - 10.
1770 Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80 on December - 10.