Historical Events In December - 11
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0359 Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office on this day in history.
0384 St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 11.
0384 On this day in history pope Damasus I
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 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on December - 11.
1477 Duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie on December - 11.
1524 On December - 11 henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 On this day in history manuel Cardoso, composer
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 On December - 11 fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
1595 Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32 on this day in history.
1618 On this day in history 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 December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 On December - 11 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On this day in history louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65
1688 King James II arrested on December - 11.
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on this day in history.
1712 On December - 11 francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 On this day in history battle at Frederikshall Norway
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 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris
1748 On December - 11 ewald G von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55
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 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.