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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

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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 January - 12.  

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 January - 12 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 this day in history andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1493  On January - 12 last day for all Jews to leave Sicily  

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1528  On January - 12 gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden.  

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

1552  Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian on January - 12.  

1579  On this day in history jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)  

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 January - 12.  

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

1598  Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso on this day in history.  

1599  Adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.  

1674  Reinhard Keiser, composer on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

1684  On January - 12 french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon  

1701  Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on January - 12.  

1701  Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar on January - 12.  

1711  On January - 12 gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  On January - 12 jacques Duphly, composer  

1723  Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on this day in history.  

1729  On this day in history 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 People Born On This Day In History

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

1483  On January - 12 birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on January - 12.  

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

1580  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

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

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

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