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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
314

St Militiades ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
532

Nika-revolt against Justianus and Theodora in Hippodrome Constantinople

Event
705

John VI, Catholic Pope (701-05), dies

Death
1055

Constantine IX Monomachos, emperor of Byzantium, dies

Death
1158

Vladislav II of Bohemia becomes king

Event
1403

Jan IV, Duke of Brabant/Limburg

Birth
1449

Domenico Ghirlandajo, Italy, renaissance painter

Birth
1503

Francesco Parmigianino, Italian artist (Madonna with the Long Neck)

Birth
1552

Johannes Cochlaeus, [Dobeneck], German humanist/theologist, dies

Death
1558

Westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm

Event
1569

1st recorded lottery in England is drawn in St Paul's Cathedral

Event
1571

Emperor Maximilian II grants Austrian adel freedom of religion

Event
1599

Jacob van Necks fleet leaves Bantam Java with pepper, clove and muskaat

Event
1641

Franciscus Gomarus, [Fran‡ois Gomaer], French theologist, dies

Death
1642

Isaac Newton is elected a member of Royal Society

Event
1650

Paul Hallman, composer, dies at 49

Death
1674

Jan Zoet, actor/playwright/poet (Brutal-Roffel), dies at 58

Death
1693

Mt Etna erupts, Sicily

Event
1703

Columban Praelisauer, composer

Birth
1709

Colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London

Event
1720

Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent

Birth
1727

Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer

Birth
1732

Pehr Forsk†hl, Finish botanist

Birth
1746

William Curtis, English botanist/publisher (Botanical Magazine)

Birth
1746

Frantisek Adam Mica, composer

Birth