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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Friday, 31 October 2014

0475  Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople on this day in history.  

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on this day in history.  

1493  Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily on January - 12.  

1519  On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1528  Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on this day in history.  

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

1552  On this day in history dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy on this day in history.  

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

1579  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on January - 12.  

1583  Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar on January - 12.  

1583  Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583) on this day in history.  

1588  John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) on January - 12.  

1598  Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso on January - 12.  

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

1602  The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on this day in history.  

1628  Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose) on this day in history.  

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 January - 12.  

1674  On this day in history reinhard Keiser, composer  

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

1684  On this day in history french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon  

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

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

1711  On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  Jacques Duphly, composer on January - 12.  

1723  Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on January - 12.  

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 People Born On This Day In History

1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on this day in history.  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on January - 12.  

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 this day in history 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  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  On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

1321  On January - 12 death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)  

1390  On this day in history peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

1519  On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.