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Historical Events In December - 12

Monday, 21 September 2020

0627  Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1098  On December - 12 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria  

1112  On this day in history tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies  

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

1212  Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on this day in history.  

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

1408  On this day in history 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  Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III on this day in history.  

1524  On December - 12 pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome  

1527  On December - 12 composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice  

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

1579  Heinrich Steuccius, composer on December - 12.  

1600  John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history olof Rudbeck, composer  

1653  Barebone-parliament ends on this day in history.  

1660  Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]  

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  Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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 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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1298  Albert II of Austria (d. 1358) was born on December - 12.  

1418  On this day in history birth of albert VI of Austria (d. 1463)  

1574  On December - 12 birth of anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II  

1574  Anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

1579  Heinrich Steuccius, composer was born on December - 12.  

1610  On this day in history birth of saint Vasilije (d. 1671)  

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

1659  Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0884  On December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies  

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

1204  Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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

1574  Death of Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524) on this day in history.  

1586  On December - 12 death of stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533)  

1600  John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on this day in history.  

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