Historical Events In December - 11
Monday, 06 April 2020
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on this day in history.
0384 On December - 11 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 On December - 11 heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1566 On this day in history manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 On December - 11 spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on this day in history.
1582 On this day in history fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
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 FĂȘte 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 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on this day in history.
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on this day in history.
1665 On December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On this day in history louis II CondĂ©, 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 this day in history.
1712 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) on this day in history.
1718 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.
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 Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris on December - 11.
1748 Ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1756 Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies on December - 11.
1757 Charles Wesley, composer on December - 11.
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer on this day in history.
1781 On December - 11 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)