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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

0475  On January - 12 basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.  

0689  On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  On this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.  

1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland on January - 12.  

1492  On this day in history andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1493  Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily on this day in history.  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.  

1528  Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on January - 12.  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.  

1552  Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed on January - 12.  

1562  On this day in history charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian on January - 12.  

1579  On January - 12 jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)  

1583  On January - 12 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar  

1583  Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583) on January - 12.  

1588  John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) on this day in history.  

1598  On January - 12 pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso  

1599  On this day in history adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter  

1602  The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on January - 12.  

1628  On this day in history charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose)  

1638  On January - 12 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)  

1665  On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

1674  On January - 12 reinhard Keiser, composer  

1674  Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.  

1684  French king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon on this day in history.  

1701  Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1701  Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1711  On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  Jacques Duphly, composer on January - 12.  

1723  On this day in history handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London  

1729  The birth of Edmund Burke, British writer on January - 12.  

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on January - 12.  

1483  On this day in history birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on January - 12.  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on January - 12.  

1577  On January - 12 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  On January - 12 birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

Famous Deaths In January - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0689  On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.  

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

1321  On this day in history death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.  

1537  On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

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