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Historical Events For August - 12

Thursday, 17 August 2017

0003  Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem on this day in history.  

0875  On August - 12 the Holy Roman Emperor Louis II dies in Brescia at age 50 after having named his cousin Carloman, son of Louis the German, as his successor, but Charles the Bald persuades Carloman to go home, beats Louis the German to Rome, and makes himself emperor  

0875  On August - 12 louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50  

1071  On August - 12 alp Arslan beat Byzantines, emperor Romanos IV Diogenes  

1099  A kingdom of Jerusalem is established under the Norman Godfrey of Bouillon, who is elected king and assumes the title Defender of the Holy Sepulcher He defeats an Egyptian force at Askalon August 12, but disease and starvation have reduced the Crusaders to 60,000, down from an original strength of 300,000, and most of the survivors head for home on this day in history.  

1099  On August - 12 battle at Ascalon: Godfried of Broth beats Egyptians  

1121  Battle of Didgori: the Georgian army under King David the Builder wins a decisive victory over the famous Seljuk commander Ilghazi on this day in history.  

1158  Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on this day in history.  

1164  Battle of Harim: Nur ad-Din defeats the Crusader armies of the County of Tripoli and the Principality of Antioch on this day in history.  

1323  On August - 12 treaty of Nöteborg between Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) regulates the border for the first time.  

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1332  Battle of Dupplin Moor where the Scots led by the regent Earl of Mar squandered their numerical advantage and following a confused attack were routed with heavy losses by Edward Balliol's army on this day in history.  

1332  On August - 12 battle of Dupplin Moor; Scottish dynastic battle  

1336  On this day in history english King Edward III endswool export to Flanders  

1350  On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies  

1480  On August - 12 battle of Otranto  

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.  

1492  Christopher Columbus discovers Canary Islands on this day in history.  

1499  First engagement of the Battle of Zonchio between Venetian and Ottoman fleets on August - 12.  

1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) on this day in history.  

1508  Ponce de Le¢n arrives in Puerto Rico on August - 12.  

1508  On this day in history juan Ponce de Leon arrives in Puerto Rico  

1530  On this day in history florence surrenders for emperor Karel I  

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on this day in history.  

1549  On this day in history french troops occupy Ambleteuse England  

1553  Pope Julius III orders confiscation and burning of the Talmud on August - 12.  

1553  Pope Julius III orders confiscation & burning of Jewish Talmud on August - 12.  

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands on August - 12.  

1588  On this day in history medemblik surrenders to Spanish army  

1588  On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45  

1592  On this day in history willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  

1612  On this day in history giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60  

1620  On August - 12 pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on this day in history.  

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on this day in history.  

1592  Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden) was born on this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651)  

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  

1626  On August - 12 birth of giovanni Legrenzi, composer  

1629  Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676) was born on this day in history.  

1644  On this day in history birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0030  On August - 12 death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)  

0875  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on August - 12.  

1158  On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies  

1350  On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies  

1424  Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on August - 12.  

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.  

1546  On August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  

1577  Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on August - 12.  

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