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Historical Events Happened In February - 12

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

1049  Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on this day in history.  

1111  German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome on this day in history.  

1128  On this day in history toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies  

1130  Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.  

1211  On this day in history henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)  

1242  Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on this day in history.  

1438  Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen on this day in history.  

1474  Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on this day in history.  

1502  On this day in history granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism  

1502  Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.  

1528  On this day in history 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  Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician  

1577  Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1590  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1616  John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1624  English parliament comes together on this day in history.  

1636  Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on this day in history.  

1637  John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on this day in history.  

1663  Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on this day in history.  

1665  On this day in history rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)  

1684  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1700  The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe on this day in history.  

1706  On this day in history josef Christian, German sculptor  

1709  On this day in history alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")  

1719  On this day in history the Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.  

1728  Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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)  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1074  On this day in history birth of conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)  

1211  Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) was born on this day in history.  

1218  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (d. 1256)  

1438  On this day in history birth of adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen  

1474  On this day in history birth of lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat  

1567  Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician was born on this day in history.  

1584  On this day in history birth of casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)  

1585  Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In February - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1128  On this day in history toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies  

1242  On this day in history death of hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide  

1538  Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history death of jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17  

1571  On this day in history death of nicholas Throckmorton, English diplomat and politician (b. 1515)  

1590  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1595  On this day in history death of archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)  

1616  On this day in history john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65