Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Sunday, 28 August 2016
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on this day in history.
1111 On February - 12 german King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1128 On February - 12 toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies
1130 Pope Innocent II elected on February - 12.
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 February - 12 adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 On February - 12 lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 On February - 12 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 February - 12 santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on February - 12.
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 February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy on this day in history.
1588 On February - 12 john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass
1590 Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1616 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.
1624 On this day in history english parliament comes together
1636 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on this day in history.
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on February - 12.
1663 On February - 12 cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
1665 Rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant) on this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 On this day in history maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)