Historical Events For February - 12
Sunday, 22 October 2017
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 February - 12.
1130 Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on this day in history.
1242 On February - 12 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 On this day in history lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1502 Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
1528 On February - 12 treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
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 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on February - 12.
1567 On February - 12 thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician
1577 On this day in history spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 On this day in history casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy on February - 12.
1588 John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass on February - 12.
1590 On February - 12 francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65
1616 On February - 12 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
1624 On February - 12 english parliament comes together
1636 On February - 12 herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on this day in history.
1663 On February - 12 cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
1665 Rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant) on February - 12.
1684 On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67
1700 The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe on February - 12.
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 On February - 12 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 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)