Historical Events In December - 10
Monday, 18 November 2019
0741 Zacharias becomes Pope on December - 10.
0949 On December - 10 herman I, Duke of Swabia
0969 Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on this day in history.
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 On December - 10 pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th)
1490 On December - 10 antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90
1508 On December - 10 league of the kingdom signed (covenant against Venice)
1520 Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant on December - 10.
1524 On this day in history henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death
1538 On December - 10 giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
1572 Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on December - 10.
1582 France begins use of Gregorian calendar on December - 10.
1595 On this day in history 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 December - 10.
1618 On this day in history 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 this day in history tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies
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 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 December - 10.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history gabrielle ChĂ´telet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42
1764 Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer on December - 10.
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.