Historical Events In December - 11
Monday, 15 August 2022
0359 On this day in history honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.
0384 On this day in history st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0384 Pope Damasus I on this day in history.
0711 On this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 On December - 11 llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on this day in history.
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on this day in history.
1524 On this day in history henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 On December - 11 manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 On December - 11 spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on December - 11.
1582 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1595 On December - 11 philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69
1602 A surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemorations/celebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend on December - 11.
1610 On this day in history adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
1618 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on this day in history.
1620 On December - 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 On this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.
1688 On this day in history king James II arrested
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on December - 11.
1712 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) on this day in history.
1718 On December - 11 battle at Frederikshall Norway
1718 On this day in history charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead
1719 On December - 11 first recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1719 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1730 Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1748 On this day in history ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55
1756 On December - 11 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)