Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Saturday, 29 August 2015
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on February - 12.
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 Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.
1211 On February - 12 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 February - 12.
1474 On this day in history lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
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 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on February - 12.
1541 On February - 12 santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on February - 12.
1567 On this day in history thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on February - 12.
1584 On this day in history casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 On February - 12 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 On February - 12 english parliament comes together
1636 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on February - 12.
1637 On February - 12 john Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
1663 On February - 12 cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
1665 Rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant) on February - 12.
1684 Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on February - 12.
1700 The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe on this day in history.
1706 Josef Christian, German sculptor on February - 12.
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 this day in history.
1728 Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1733 Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah on February - 12.
1736 On this day in history maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)