On This Day

What Happened in December 1710

Historical Events

  • Dec 8 Battle of Brihuega in the War of the Spanish Succession: British General James Stanhope captured by French & Spanish forces
  • Dec 11 Battle of Villa Viciosa (France beat Habsburgers)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 2 Carlo Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (commedia dell'arte), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1783)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 18 Petrus Codde, Dutch Roman Catholic apostole vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62