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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Saturday, 26 July 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  On this day in history peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

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

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

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

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

1528  On this day in history gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden.  

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

1552  Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed on this day in history.  

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

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

1579  On this day in history jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history reinhard Keiser, composer  

1674  On this day in history giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

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

1701  On this day in history parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar  

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

1711  Gaetano Latilla, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1577  On this day in history birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.  

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

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

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

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