Historical Events Happened In January - 12
Wednesday, 07 October 2015
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 this day in history.
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.
1167 Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.
1390 On this day in history 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 Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on this day in history.
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 Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on this day in history.
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
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 On January - 12 peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian
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 this day in history.
1588 On January - 12 john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)
1598 Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso on January - 12.
1599 On this day in history adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1602 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on this day in history.
1628 Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose) on January - 12.
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 this day in history.
1674 On January - 12 reinhard Keiser, composer
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1684 On January - 12 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 January - 12 gaetano Latilla, composer
1715 Jacques Duphly, composer on January - 12.
1723 On this day in history handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London
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.