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Historical Events In December - 12

Friday, 03 July 2020

0627  Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen on December - 12.  

0884  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 on December - 12.  

0884  Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies on December - 12.  

1098  1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria on this day in history.  

1112  On December - 12 tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies  

1204  Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on December - 12.  

1212  On this day in history geoffrey, Archbishop of York  

1263  Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on December - 12.  

1408  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 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome  

1527  Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice on December - 12.  

1574  Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II on this day in history.  

1579  Heinrich Steuccius, composer on this day in history.  

1600  On this day in history john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies  

1630  On this day in history olof Rudbeck, composer  

1653  On December - 12 barebone-parliament ends  

1660  Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on December - 12.  

1673  Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30) on December - 12.  

1677  On this day in history brandenburgs army occupies Stettin  

1677  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1745  On December - 12 john Jay, diplomat/governor (NY)  

1769  On December - 12 pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee  

1772  On December - 12 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41  

1777  Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69  

1787  Pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution on December - 12.  

1788  Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1298  On December - 12 birth of albert II of Austria (d. 1358)  

1418  On December - 12 birth of albert VI of Austria (d. 1463)  

1574  Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II was born on December - 12.  

1574  Anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619) was born on December - 12.  

1579  On December - 12 birth of heinrich Steuccius, composer  

1610  Saint Vasilije (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history birth of olof Rudbeck, composer  

1659  On December - 12 birth of francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0884  Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies on December - 12.  

1112  Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on December - 12.  

1204  Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on December - 12.  

1212  On December - 12 death of geoffrey, Archbishop of York  

1263  On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies  

1574  On this day in history death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)  

1586  Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on December - 12.  

1600  On December - 12 john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies  

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