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 This day in History - December 11
351 Historic Events for December 11
384

St Damasus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
711

Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42

Death
1282

Michael VIII, Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1259-82), dies

Death
1282

Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies

Death
1419

Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence

Event
1475

Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)

Birth
1477

Duchess Maria van Bourgondi‰ ends Great Privilegie

Event
1524

Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake

Death
1566

Manuel Cardoso, composer

Birth
1572

Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem

Event
1573

Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged

Death
1582

Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75

Death
1595

Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69

Death
1610

Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32

Death
1610

Forges Dimitri 2, czar of Russia, murdered

Death
1618

Russia and Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino

Event
1620

103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)

Event
1665

"Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna

Event
1676

Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer

Birth
1686

Louis II Cond‚, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65

Death
1688

King James II arrested

Event
1710

Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)

Event
1712

Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)

Birth
1718

Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead

Death
1718

Battle at Frederikshall Norway

Event