Historical Events Happened In January - 12
Thursday, 07 May 2015
0475 On this day in history basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.
0689 On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On January - 12 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
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 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 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.
1528 Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on January - 12.
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1552 On this day in history dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed
1562 On January - 12 charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy
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 On January - 12 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583)
1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) on January - 12.
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 this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
1628 Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose) on this day in history.
1638 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars) on January - 12.
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 this day in history.
1701 On January - 12 parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar
1701 Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar on January - 12.
1711 Gaetano Latilla, composer on this day in history.
1715 On this day in history jacques Duphly, composer
1723 Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on this day in history.
1729 The birth of Edmund Burke, British writer on this day in history.
1729 Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on this day in history.