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Historical Events Happened In January - 12

Saturday, 20 September 2014

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  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  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 January - 12.  

1519  On January - 12 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 January - 12.  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy on this day in history.  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.  

1579  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on January - 12.  

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  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 January - 12 adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter  

1602  On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician  

1628  On this day in history charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose)  

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 this day in history 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 January - 12.  

1701  Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1701  Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1711  On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  On this day in history jacques Duphly, composer  

1723  On this day in history handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London  

1729  The birth of Edmund Burke, British writer on January - 12.  

1729  On this day in history edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1483  On January - 12 birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on this day in history.  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on this day in history.  

1576  On this day in history birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  On January - 12 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  On January - 12 birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on January - 12.  

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  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.  

1390  On January - 12 peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

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

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.  

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