Historical Events Happened In January - 12
Saturday, 30 May 2015
0475 Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople on this day in history.
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
1167 On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
1390 On this day in history peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
1483 Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland on January - 12.
1492 Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on January - 12.
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 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 January - 12.
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 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 On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
1674 On January - 12 reinhard Keiser, composer
1674 On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68
1684 French king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon on January - 12.
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 Gaetano Latilla, composer on January - 12.
1715 On this day in history jacques Duphly, composer
1723 Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on January - 12.
1729 On January - 12 the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer
1729 Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on January - 12.