This day in history - December 11

This day in history - December 11.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, December 11, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on December 11 regarded events relating to the Entry of Julian into Constantinople, Destruction of James II's Great Seal, Charter of the University of North Carolina, Trial of Louis XVI of France, Final Drink of Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder, The Abdication of Edward VIII, Last Executions in Canada, United Nations Address by Che Guevara, Death of Sam Cooke and Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including Julian, Constantius II, James II, William of Orange III, George Washington, Louis XVI, Bill Wilson, Edward VIII, George VI, Arthur Lucas, Ronald Turpin, Che Guevara, Sam Cooke and Mick Jagger.

Entry of Julian into Constantinople - December 11, 361: On this day in history, December 11, 361, critical events took place today in Constantinople, regarding the Entry of Julian into Constantinople. After the death of the Roman Emperor Constantius II, his opponent Julian became Emperor. Julian had already been declared Augustus by his armies, and it has been alleged that Constantius II recognized Julian as his successor in his will. Julian entered Constantinople as Emperor on December 11, 361. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 361 were Julian, Constantius II. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Entry of Julian into Constantinople *** Date: December 11, 361 *** Place: Constantinople *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 4th Century *** This day in history ***

Destruction of James II's Great Seal - December 11, 1688: On this day in history, December 11, 1688, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the Destruction of James II's Great Seal. When William of Orange III landed in England with his army, in what became known as the Glorious Revolution, James II fled to France. When he left London on December 11, 1688, it is said that he destroyed his Great Seal by throwing it into the River Thames. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1688 were James II, William of Orange III. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Destruction of James II's Great Seal *** Date: December 11, 1688 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Charter of the University of North Carolina - December 11, 1789: On this day in history, December 11, 1789, significant events took place today in North Carolina, USA, respecting the Charter of the University of North Carolina. During the Presidency of George Washington, the University of North Carolina was chartered on December 11, 1789, by the North Carolina General Assembly. It is one of the oldest public universities in the United States. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1789 were George Washington. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Charter of the University of North Carolina *** Date: December 11, 1789 *** Place: North Carolina, USA *** Category: Education *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Trial of Louis XVI of France - December 11, 1792: On this day in history, December 11, 1792, important events took place today in Paris, France, surrounding the Trial of Louis XVI of France. Following his arrest by the National Assembly, the French King, Louis XVI, was imprisoned in the Temple prison, in Paris, France. On December 11, 1792, Louis was put on trial accused of crimes against the state and treason. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1792 were Louis XVI. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Trial of Louis XVI of France *** Date: December 11, 1792 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Final Drink of Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder - December 11, 1934: On this day in history, December 11, 1934, significant events took place today in United States of America, respecting the Final Drink of Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder. Co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, Bill Wilson, entered the Charles B. Towns Hospital in New York after having his final alcoholic drink. After receiving help from the Christian Oxford Group, Wilson formed Alcoholics Anonymous with Dr. Bob Smith. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1934 were Bill Wilson. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Final Drink of Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder *** Date: December 11, 1934 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

The Abdication of Edward VIII - December 11, 1936: On this day in history, December 11, 1936, critical events took place today in London, England, regarding the The Abdication of Edward VIII. King Edward VIII's abdication was effected by the Act of Parliament, His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936, on December 11, 1936. Edward announced his abdication in a BBC radio broadcast from Windsor Castle. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1936 were Edward VIII, George VI. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: The Abdication of Edward VIII *** Date: December 11, 1936 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Last Executions in Canada - December 11, 1962: On this day in history, December 11, 1962, important events took place today in Toronto, Canada, surrounding the Last Executions in Canada. American Arthur Lucas and Canadian Ronald Turpin were the last people to be executed in Canada when they were executed in a double hanging on December 11, 1962, in Don Jail, Toronto. Both men had been convicted of murder. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1962 were Arthur Lucas, Ronald Turpin. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Last Executions in Canada *** Date: December 11, 1962 *** Place: Toronto, Canada *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

United Nations Address by Che Guevara - December 11, 1964: On this day in history, December 11, 1964, significant events took place today in New York, USA, respecting the United Nations Address by Che Guevara. Che Guevara went to the United Nations in New York, as head of the Cuban delegation, in 1964. On December 11, 1964 he addressed the United Nations, criticized them for their lack of action regarding apartheid and criticized the United States for their treatment of the black population. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1964 were Che Guevara. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: United Nations Address by Che Guevara *** Date: December 11, 1964 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Sam Cooke - December 11, 1964: On this day in history, December 11, 1964, momentous events took place today in California, USA, with regard to the Death of Sam Cooke. American singer-songwriter Samuel 'Sam' Cooke was known as the King of Soul and had hits with records such as 'Wonderful World'. Cooke was shot dead by Bertha Franklin, the Manager of the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles, California, on December 11, 1964. The shooting was ruled as justifiable homicide. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1964 were Sam Cooke. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Death of Sam Cooke *** Date: December 11, 1964 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus - December 11, 1968: On this day in history, December 11, 1968, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus. The Rolling Stones organized 'The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus' concert, an idea conceived by Mick Jagger, and held it on December 11, 1968. The concert was mixed with circus acts and featured guest artists such as the Who and Jethro Tull. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 11, 1968 were Mick Jagger. Facts on this day in History December 11: Events on this day in history: Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus *** Date: December 11, 1968 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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