On This Day

December 1711 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 31 John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, fired as English army commander

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 4 Barbara of Portugal [Maria Madalena Bárbara Xavier Leonor Teresa Antónia Josefa], Queen of Spain, born in Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1758)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 17 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar and linguist (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies at 67