Historical Events In December - 11
Saturday, 31 July 2021
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 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 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 On this day in history henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
1566 On December - 11 manuel Cardoso, composer
1572 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem on this day in history.
1573 On this day in history alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
1582 On this day in history fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75
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 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 this day in history "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer on December - 11.
1686 Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1688 On December - 11 king James II arrested
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 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on December - 11.
1719 First recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
1719 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England) on December - 11.
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 this day in history.
1756 On this day in history theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king, dies
1757 On this day in history charles Wesley, composer
1758 On December - 11 carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) on December - 11.