Historical Events In December - 11
Saturday, 28 January 2023
0359 On December - 11 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 this day in history justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42
1282 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on this day in history.
1419 On this day in history heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 On this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)
1477 On December - 11 duchess Maria van Bourgondie ends Great Privilegie
1524 On this day in history henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 On this day in history manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 On this day in history spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
1573 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged on December - 11.
1582 On December - 11 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 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 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 this day in history.
1618 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on December - 11.
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS) on December - 11.
1665 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna on this day in history.
1676 On December - 11 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1686 On December - 11 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 this day in history francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 Battle at Frederikshall Norway on December - 11.
1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on this day in history.
1719 First recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1719 On December - 11 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 this day in history.
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.