On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1602

Historical Events

  • Surprise attack by forces of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain repelled by citizens of Geneva. Commemorated since as FĂȘte de l'Escalade.
1602 Highlights

About December 11, 1602

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 419 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius