Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Friday, 30 September 2016
1049 On February - 12 bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome on this day in history.
1128 Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
1130 On this day in history pope Innocent II elected
1211 On February - 12 henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1242 Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on February - 12.
1438 Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen on February - 12.
1474 On February - 12 lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 On this day in history granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1502 On February - 12 granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 On February - 12 treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
1538 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1541 On this day in history santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 On this day in history jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician on this day in history.
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on this day in history.
1584 On February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 On February - 12 caspar Bartholin, MalmĂ¶ , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass on this day in history.
1590 On this day in history francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65
1616 On February - 12 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
1624 On February - 12 english parliament comes together
1636 On February - 12 herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on February - 12.
1663 On February - 12 cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
1665 On this day in history rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
1684 On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67
1700 The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe on February - 12.
1706 On this day in history josef Christian, German sculptor
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 Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on February - 12.
1733 Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah on this day in history.
1736 On this day in history maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)