Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Friday, 27 November 2015
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 February - 12.
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 Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen on this day in history.
1474 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on February - 12.
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1502 Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician on February - 12.
1577 On this day in history spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 On February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 On February - 12 caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 On February - 12 john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass
1590 On February - 12 francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65
1616 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.
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 Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on February - 12.
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 On February - 12 the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
1706 Josef Christian, German sculptor on this day in history.
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 On February - 12 agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73
1733 Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah on February - 12.
1736 On February - 12 maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)