Historical Events In December - 11
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on December - 11.
0384 On this day in history st Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0384 On December - 11 pope Damasus I
0711 Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on December - 11.
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 this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On this day in history duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.
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 December - 11.
1582 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1595 Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69 on December - 11.
1602 On December - 11 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 FĂȘte de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.
1610 On December - 11 adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
1618 On this day in history russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
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 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On December - 11 louis II CondĂ©, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on this day in history.
1712 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) on this day in history.
1718 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on this day in history.
1718 On December - 11 charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead
1719 On December - 11 first recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1719 On this day in history 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)
1730 On this day in history voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris
1748 Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on December - 11.
1756 Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies on December - 11.
1757 Charles Wesley, composer on this day in history.
1758 On this day in history carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)