Historical Events For February - 12
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
1049 On February - 12 bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
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 this day in history.
1211 On this day in history henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
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 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on this day in history.
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
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 Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on February - 12.
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 On this day in history 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 February - 12 english parliament comes together
1636 On February - 12 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 On February - 12 pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67
1700 On this day in history 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 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 February - 12 maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)