Historical Events In December - 12
Sunday, 28 February 2021
0627 On this day in history battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen
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 On this day in history carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
1098 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria on this day in history.
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 December - 12.
1212 Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on December - 12.
1263 On this day in history hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies
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 December - 12.
1474 Isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon on this day in history.
1479 On this day in history 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 On December - 12 composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice
1574 On December - 12 anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II
1579 Heinrich Steuccius, composer on December - 12.
1600 On this day in history john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies
1630 On December - 12 olof Rudbeck, composer
1653 Barebone-parliament ends on December - 12.
1660 On this day in history peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)
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 December - 12 utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar
1712 Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen on December - 12.
1715 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23] on December - 12.
1715 Gennaro Manna, composer on this day in history.
1745 John Jay, diplomat/governor (NY) on this day in history.
1769 On December - 12 pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1772 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1777 Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on this day in history.
1777 Albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69 on December - 12.
1787 On December - 12 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 On this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88