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Historical Events For January - 12

Sunday, 26 February 2017

0475  On January - 12 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  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.  

1390  On this day in history peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

1483  On January - 12 hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1492  On January - 12 andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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 this day in history.  

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1537  On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

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  On this day in history jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)  

1583  On January - 12 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar  

1583  Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583) on this day in history.  

1588  On January - 12 john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

1598  Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso on January - 12.  

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

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  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  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  On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  Jacques Duphly, composer on January - 12.  

1723  Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on January - 12.  

1729  On January - 12 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  On January - 12 birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on January - 12.  

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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  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.  

1321  On this day in history death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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.  

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