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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.  

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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.  

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

1562  On January - 12 birth of charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  On January - 12 birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

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)  

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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  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

1665  On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

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