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Historical Events Happened In February - 12

Thursday, 24 July 2014

1049  On this day in history 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  Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1528  Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on this day in history.  

1538  On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57  

1541  Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.  

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  Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring) on this day in history.  

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

1624  On this day in history english parliament comes together  

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  Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1706  On this day in history josef Christian, German sculptor  

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

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 this day in history agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73  

1733  Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah on this day in history.  

1736  Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1074  Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101) was born on this day in history.  

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

1218  Kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57  

1554  Death of Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on this day in history.  

1571  Death of Nicholas Throckmorton, English diplomat and politician (b. 1515) on this day in history.  

1590  On this day in history francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65  

1595  Death of Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553) on this day in history.  

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