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Historical Events Happened In February - 12

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

1049  On February - 12 bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX  

1111  German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome on February - 12.  

1128  Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on February - 12.  

1130  Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.  

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  Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on February - 12.  

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

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

1528  Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on February - 12.  

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  On February - 12 jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17  

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

1577  On February - 12 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"  

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

1585  Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy on February - 12.  

1588  John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass on February - 12.  

1590  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on February - 12.  

1616  John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1624  On this day in history english parliament comes together  

1636  Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on February - 12.  

1637  John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on February - 12.  

1663  Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on this day in history.  

1665  On February - 12 rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)  

1684  On February - 12 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  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 February - 12 the Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.  

1728  Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on February - 12.  

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 February - 12.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1074  On February - 12 birth of conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)  

1211  Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) was born on this day in history.  

1218  Kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  

1438  Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen was born on this day in history.  

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  On February - 12 toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies  

1242  On this day in history death of hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide  

1538  On February - 12 albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57  

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

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

1590  On this day in history francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65  

1595  On this day in history death of archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)  

1616  On February - 12 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65  

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