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Historical Events Happened In February - 12

Thursday, 24 April 2014

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 this day in history.  

1128  On this day in history toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies  

1130  On this day in history pope Innocent II elected  

1211  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1474  On this day in history lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat  

1502  On this day in history granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism  

1502  Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.  

1528  On this day in history treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power  

1538  Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.  

1541  Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.  

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

1567  On this day in history 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  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  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  On this day in history herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist  

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 this day in history.  

1684  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1700  The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe on this day in history.  

1706  Josef Christian, German sculptor on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah  

1736  Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen  

1474  Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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

1584  Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring) was born on this day in history.  

1585  Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide  

1538  Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history death of jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17  

1571  On this day in history death of nicholas Throckmorton, English diplomat and politician (b. 1515)  

1590  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1595  Death of Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553) on this day in history.  

1616  On this day in history john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65