Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Saturday, 10 October 2015
1049 On February - 12 bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 On this day in history german King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1128 Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on February - 12.
1130 On February - 12 pope Innocent II elected
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on February - 12.
1242 Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on this day in history.
1438 On February - 12 adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 On this day in history lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
1502 On February - 12 granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on this day in history.
1538 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on February - 12.
1541 On February - 12 santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on this day in history.
1567 On February - 12 thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on February - 12.
1584 On this day in history casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy on this day in history.
1588 John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass on February - 12.
1590 On February - 12 francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65
1616 On this day in history john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
1624 English parliament comes together on February - 12.
1636 On this day in history herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on February - 12.
1663 On this day in history cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
1665 Rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant) on this day in history.
1684 Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1700 On February - 12 the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
1706 Josef Christian, German sculptor on February - 12.
1709 On February - 12 alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")
1719 The Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded on this day in history.
1728 On February - 12 agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73
1733 On this day in history georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on this day in history.