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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Thursday, 30 July 2015

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

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.  

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  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1638  Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars) on January - 12.  

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

1674  On January - 12 reinhard Keiser, composer  

1674  On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

1684  On January - 12 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  On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  Jacques Duphly, composer on this day in history.  

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

1729  On this day in history the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer  

1729  On January - 12 edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]  

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

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

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

1049  On January - 12 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.  

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

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

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

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