Historical Events In December - 10
Thursday, 21 March 2019
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 December - 10 cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72
1582 France begins use of Gregorian calendar on December - 10.
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 On December - 10 diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74
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 On December - 10 sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet
1665 Tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies on December - 10.
1672 New York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston on December - 10.
1672 On December - 10 nY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston
1679 On December - 10 willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
1684 On December - 10 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 this day in history 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 December - 10 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 December - 10.
1765 On this day in history [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot
1770 On December - 10 theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80