Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Sunday, 26 June 2016
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on this day in history.
1111 On this day in history german King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1128 On this day in history toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies
1130 Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.
1211 On February - 12 henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1242 Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on this day in history.
1438 Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen on February - 12.
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 On February - 12 granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on this day in history.
1538 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on February - 12.
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 this day in history.
1577 On this day in history 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 On February - 12 john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass
1590 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on this day in history.
1663 Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on this day in history.
1665 On February - 12 rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
1684 On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67
1700 On February - 12 the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
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 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 February - 12 maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)