Historical Events Happened In January - 12
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
0475 On this day in history basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.
1049 On January - 12 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.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1483 On January - 12 hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland
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 Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed on January - 12.
1562 Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy on January - 12.
1576 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1579 Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on this day in history.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1684 On this day in history french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon
1701 On this day in history parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar
1701 On this day in history frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar
1711 On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer
1715 On January - 12 jacques Duphly, composer
1723 On January - 12 handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London
1729 On January - 12 the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer
1729 Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on this day in history.