Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Saturday, 18 April 2015
1049 On February - 12 bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 On this day in history 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 February - 12.
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on this day in history.
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 February - 12.
1502 On this day in history granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1502 On February - 12 granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 On February - 12 treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
1538 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1541 On this day in history santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 On February - 12 jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician on February - 12.
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on February - 12.
1584 Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring) on February - 12.
1585 On this day in history 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 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 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on February - 12.
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on February - 12.
1663 Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on February - 12.
1665 On February - 12 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 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 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 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on February - 12.