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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

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0475  Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople on January - 12.  

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

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

1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland on this day in history.  

1492  On January - 12 andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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

1519  On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1528  Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on January - 12.  

1537  On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1552  On this day in history dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed  

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

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  On this day in history holland begins use of Gregorian calendar  

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

1588  John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) on this day in history.  

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

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

1602  On January - 12 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician  

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

1638  Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars) on this day in history.  

1665  On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

1674  Reinhard Keiser, composer on this day in history.  

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 January - 12 parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar  

1701  On this day in history frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar  

1711  On January - 12 gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  Jacques Duphly, composer on January - 12.  

1723  On January - 12 handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London  

1729  The birth of Edmund Burke, British writer on January - 12.  

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

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 January - 12.  

1577  On this day in history 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  On January - 12 birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.