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Historical Events Happened In February - 12

Friday, 12 February 2016

1049  On this day in history bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX  

1111  On February - 12 german King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome  

1128  Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on this day in history.  

1130  On February - 12 pope Innocent II elected  

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

1242  Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on February - 12.  

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

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

1528  On February - 12 treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power  

1538  On February - 12 albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  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 February - 12.  

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  Rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant) on this day in history.  

1684  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on February - 12.  

1700  On February - 12 the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.  

1706  Josef Christian, German sculptor on this day in history.  

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 February - 12.  

1728  Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on February - 12.  

1733  On this day in history georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah  

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

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

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

1584  Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring) was born on February - 12.  

1585  On February - 12 birth of caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy  

Famous Deaths In February - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1128  Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on this day in history.  

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

1538  Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on February - 12.  

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

1571  On February - 12 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  Death of Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553) on this day in history.  

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

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