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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Saturday, 13 February 2016

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 this day in history 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 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  On January - 12 andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1493  Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily on this day in history.  

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1528  Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on this day in history.  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

1552  On January - 12 dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy on this day in history.  

1576  On January - 12 peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1579  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on January - 12.  

1583  On January - 12 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar  

1583  Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583) on January - 12.  

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

1598  On this day in history pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso  

1599  Adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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  Reinhard Keiser, composer on January - 12.  

1674  Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.  

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

1701  Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on January - 12.  

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

1483  On this day in history birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  On January - 12 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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 January - 12.  

1577  On this day in history birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

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 January - 12.  

Famous Deaths In January - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 January - 12.  

1390  On this day in history 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  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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