Historical Events In December - 11
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0359 On December - 11 honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office.
0384 St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0384 Pope Damasus I on December - 11.
0711 Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on December - 11.
1282 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on this day in history.
1419 On December - 11 heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence
1475 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) on December - 11.
1477 On December - 11 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 this day in history.
1582 On December - 11 fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
1595 On this day in history 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 On December - 11 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
1620 On December - 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)
1665 On December - 11 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on this day in history.
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on December - 11.
1688 King James II arrested on this day in history.
1710 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers) on December - 11.
1712 On December - 11 francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1718 On December - 11 battle at Frederikshall Norway
1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on December - 11.
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 December - 11 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 On this day in history charles Wesley, composer
1758 On this day in history carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on this day in history.