Historical Events Happened In February - 12
Saturday, 29 November 2014
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on this day in history.
1111 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome on February - 12.
1128 On February - 12 toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies
1130 On February - 12 pope Innocent II elected
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on this day in history.
1242 On February - 12 hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide
1438 Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen on February - 12.
1474 On this day in history lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 On February - 12 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 On February - 12 albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
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 On February - 12 thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on February - 12.
1584 On February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy on February - 12.
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 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.
1624 English parliament comes together on this day in history.
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 this day in history rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
1684 Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on February - 12.
1700 On February - 12 the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
1706 Josef Christian, German sculptor on February - 12.
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 this day in history 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 February - 12 georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on February - 12.