Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on February - 12.
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 February - 12.
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on this day in history.
1242 Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on this day in history.
1438 On this day in history adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 On February - 12 lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1502 On February - 12 granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on this day in history.
1538 On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
1541 On February - 12 santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 On this day in history jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician on February - 12.
1577 On February - 12 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
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 this day in history.
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 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on February - 12.
1637 On this day in history 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 On February - 12 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 February - 12.
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 this day in history the Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.
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.