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Historical Events For February - 12

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

1049  On February - 12 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 February - 12.  

1130  Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.  

1211  Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on February - 12.  

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  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 February - 12.  

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1528  Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on February - 12.  

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

1541  Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on February - 12.  

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

1567  On February - 12 thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician  

1577  Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on this day in history.  

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

1624  English parliament comes together on February - 12.  

1636  Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on this day in history.  

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 February - 12.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 February - 12.  

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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 February - 12.  

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 February - 12.  

1474  Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat was born on February - 12.  

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

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

1585  On this day in history birth of caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1595  On February - 12 death of archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)  

1616  John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.  

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