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Historical Events In August - 12

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

0003  Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem on this day in history.  

0875  On this day in history the Holy Roman Emperor Louis II dies in Brescia at age 50 after having named his cousin Carloman, son of Louis the German, as his successor, but Charles the Bald persuades Carloman to go home, beats Louis the German to Rome, and makes himself emperor  

0875  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

1071  On August - 12 alp Arslan beat Byzantines, emperor Romanos IV Diogenes  

1099  On this day in history a kingdom of Jerusalem is established under the Norman Godfrey of Bouillon, who is elected king and assumes the title Defender of the Holy Sepulcher He defeats an Egyptian force at Askalon August 12, but disease and starvation have reduced the Crusaders to 60,000, down from an original strength of 300,000, and most of the survivors head for home  

1099  Battle at Ascalon: Godfried of Broth beats Egyptians on this day in history.  

1121  Battle of Didgori: the Georgian army under King David the Builder wins a decisive victory over the famous Seljuk commander Ilghazi on August - 12.  

1158  Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on August - 12.  

1164  Battle of Harim: Nur ad-Din defeats the Crusader armies of the County of Tripoli and the Principality of Antioch on this day in history.  

1323  On August - 12 treaty of Nöteborg between Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) regulates the border for the first time.  

1332  Battle of Dupplin Moor where the Scots led by the regent Earl of Mar squandered their numerical advantage and following a confused attack were routed with heavy losses by Edward Balliol's army on August - 12.  

1332  Battle of Dupplin Moor; Scottish dynastic battle on this day in history.  

1336  On August - 12 english King Edward III endswool export to Flanders  

1350  On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies  

1480  On August - 12 battle of Otranto  

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on this day in history.  

1492  Christopher Columbus discovers Canary Islands on August - 12.  

1499  On this day in history first engagement of the Battle of Zonchio between Venetian and Ottoman fleets.  

1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) on this day in history.  

1508  On this day in history ponce de Le¢n arrives in Puerto Rico  

1508  On August - 12 juan Ponce de Leon arrives in Puerto Rico  

1530  On August - 12 florence surrenders for emperor Karel I  

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.  

1549  French troops occupy Ambleteuse England on August - 12.  

1553  Pope Julius III orders confiscation and burning of the Talmud on August - 12.  

1553  On this day in history pope Julius III orders confiscation & burning of Jewish Talmud  

1566  On August - 12 isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands  

1588  Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army on August - 12.  

1588  On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45  

1592  Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden) on this day in history.  

1612  On this day in history giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60  

1620  Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer on this day in history.  

1626  On this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, composer  

1633  Jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on this day in history.  

1566  On this day in history birth of isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands  

1592  Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden) was born on this day in history.  

1604  Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651) was born on August - 12.  

1620  Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer was born on August - 12.  

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer was born on August - 12.  

1629  On this day in history birth of tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)  

1644  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer was born on August - 12.  

Famous Deaths In August - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0030  On August - 12 death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)  

0875  On this day in history louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50  

1158  On this day in history anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies  

1350  Philip VI, king of France, dies on August - 12.  

1424  On this day in history death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)  

1484  On August - 12 sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies  

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.  

1577  On August - 12 death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

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