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Historical Events In December - 12

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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  On December - 12 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 December - 12.  

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 December - 12.  

1474  On this day in history isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon  

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  Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice on this day in history.  

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  Olof Rudbeck, composer on December - 12.  

1653  On this day in history barebone-parliament ends  

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

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

1677  Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin on this day in history.  

1677  Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle on December - 12.  

1685  Lodovico Giustini, composer on December - 12.  

1700  On this day in history utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar  

1712  On December - 12 charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen  

1715  Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23] on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history gennaro Manna, composer  

1745  John Jay, diplomat/governor (NY) on December - 12.  

1769  On this day in history pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee  

1772  On this day in history johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41  

1777  Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on December - 12.  

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

1787  On this day in history pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution  

1788  On December - 12 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  Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II was born on December - 12.  

1574  On this day in history birth of anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619)  

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

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

1630  On December - 12 birth of olof Rudbeck, composer  

1659  Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739) was born on December - 12.  

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

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

1212  Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on December - 12.  

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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