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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Sunday, 01 May 2016

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 January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1492  On January - 12 andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1493  On January - 12 last day for all Jews to leave Sicily  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.  

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 January - 12 dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed  

1562  On January - 12 charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

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

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  On January - 12 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583)  

1588  On this day in history john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

1598  Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso on this day in history.  

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

1602  The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on January - 12.  

1628  On January - 12 charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose)  

1638  On January - 12 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)  

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

1674  Reinhard Keiser, composer on this day in history.  

1674  Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1684  On January - 12 french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon  

1701  On January - 12 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 January - 12.  

1715  On this day in history jacques Duphly, composer  

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 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 January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.  

1167  On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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