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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.  

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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  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

1577  On January - 12 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on January - 12.  

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  On this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

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

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 January - 12.