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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Friday, 30 September 2016

0475  Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople 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  On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1483  On this day in history hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1492  On this day in history andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1493  On this day in history last day for all Jews to leave Sicily  

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

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

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

1552  On January - 12 dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed  

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

1576  On this day in history peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1579  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on this day in history.  

1583  On this day in history holland begins use of Gregorian calendar  

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

1588  On this day in history john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

1598  On this day in history pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso  

1599  Adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter on January - 12.  

1602  On January - 12 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician  

1628  On January - 12 charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose)  

1638  On this day in history ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history reinhard Keiser, composer  

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

1684  On January - 12 french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon  

1701  On January - 12 parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar  

1701  On this day in history frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar  

1711  On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  On this day in history jacques Duphly, composer  

1723  Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on this day in history.  

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

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on January - 12.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1483  On January - 12 birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  On January - 12 birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on January - 12.  

1562  On January - 12 birth of charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

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)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

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  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.  

1390  On January - 12 peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

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

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

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

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