Historical Events Happened In January - 12
Saturday, 25 October 2014
0475 On this day in history basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.
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.
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 January - 12.
1493 On January - 12 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 this day in history.
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1552 Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1583 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1583 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583) on January - 12.
1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) on January - 12.
1598 On January - 12 pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso
1599 On January - 12 adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1602 On January - 12 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
1628 Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose) on this day in history.
1638 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars) on January - 12.
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1674 On January - 12 reinhard Keiser, composer
1674 On this day in history 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 On January - 12 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 On January - 12 handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London
1729 On this day in history the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer
1729 On this day in history edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]