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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

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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]  

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

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  On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

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  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 January - 12.  

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

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.  

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

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

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