Historical Events In December - 12
Thursday, 06 May 2021
0627 Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen on December - 12.
0884 On this day in history france's Carloman dies while hunting and is succeeded as king of the West Franks by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles III (the Fat), son of the late Louis the German
0884 Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies on December - 12.
1098 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria on December - 12.
1112 Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on this day in history.
1204 Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1212 On this day in history geoffrey, Archbishop of York
1263 On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies
1408 On December - 12 order of the Dragon: The Order of the Dragon was first created on December 12, 1408 by Emperor Sigismund, then King of Hungary, and his wife Queen Barbara of Celje following the battle for possession of Bosnia.
1474 Isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon on this day in history.
1479 On December - 12 jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III
1524 Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome on December - 12.
1527 Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice on December - 12.
1574 On December - 12 anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II
1579 On this day in history heinrich Steuccius, composer
1600 John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on December - 12.
1630 Olof Rudbeck, composer on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history barebone-parliament ends
1660 Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on this day in history.
1673 On this day in history ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30)
1677 On this day in history brandenburgs army occupies Stettin
1677 On December - 12 jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
1685 On this day in history lodovico Giustini, composer
1700 On this day in history utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar
1712 On this day in history charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen
1715 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23] on this day in history.
1715 Gennaro Manna, composer on December - 12.
1745 John Jay, diplomat/governor (NY) on this day in history.
1769 On December - 12 pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1772 On December - 12 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
1777 On this day in history rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape
1777 Albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1787 On December - 12 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.