Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Thursday, 05 March 2015
1049 On this day in history bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome on February - 12.
1128 Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
1130 On this day in history pope Innocent II elected
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on February - 12.
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 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on this day in history.
1502 On February - 12 granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1502 Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
1528 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on February - 12.
1538 On February - 12 albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
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 On February - 12 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 On February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
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 this day in history.
1590 On this day in history francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65
1616 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.
1624 English parliament comes together on this day in history.
1636 On February - 12 herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 On February - 12 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 On February - 12 pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67
1700 On February - 12 the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
1706 On this day in history josef Christian, German sculptor
1709 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe") on this day in history.
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.