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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  

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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  Albert VI of Austria (d. 1463) was born on December - 12.  

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 this day in history birth of heinrich Steuccius, composer  

1610  On December - 12 birth of saint Vasilije (d. 1671)  

1630  Olof Rudbeck, composer was born on December - 12.  

1659  On this day in history 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  On December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies  

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

1204  On December - 12 maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69  

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

1263  Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on this day in history.  

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 December - 12.  

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