Historical Events In December - 11
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
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 On December - 11 pope Damasus I
0711 On December - 11 justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 On this day in history llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies
1419 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence on December - 11.
1475 On December - 11 leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on December - 11.
1524 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on December - 11.
1566 Manuel Cardoso, composer on December - 11.
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on this day in history.
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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.
1610 Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32 on December - 11.
1618 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on this day in history.
1665 On this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 On December - 11 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On December - 11 louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 On this day in history king James II arrested
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on December - 11.
1712 On December - 11 francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.
1718 On December - 11 charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead
1719 On this day in history 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 Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1756 On this day in history theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 On December - 11 charles Wesley, composer
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on this day in history.
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)