Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on this day in history.
1111 On this day in history german King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1128 On February - 12 toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies
1130 On February - 12 pope Innocent II elected
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on February - 12.
1242 On this day in history hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide
1438 On February - 12 adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on this day in history.
1502 On February - 12 granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1502 On February - 12 granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 On this day in history treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
1538 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on February - 12.
1541 Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.
1554 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on February - 12.
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician on this day in history.
1577 On February - 12 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 On February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 On this day in history caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass on February - 12.
1590 Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on February - 12.
1616 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.
1624 English parliament comes together on this day in history.
1636 On this day in history herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 On this day in history john Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
1663 On this day in history cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
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 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 On this day in history the Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.
1728 On February - 12 agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73
1733 On February - 12 georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on February - 12.