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Historical Events In August - 12

Sunday, 09 December 2018

0003  Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  The Holy Roman Emperor Louis II dies in Brescia at age 50 after having named his cousin Carloman, son of Louis the German, as his successor, but Charles the Bald persuades Carloman to go home, beats Louis the German to Rome, and makes himself emperor on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  On August - 12 louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1071  On this day in history alp Arslan beat Byzantines, emperor Romanos IV Diogenes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1099  A kingdom of Jerusalem is established under the Norman Godfrey of Bouillon, who is elected king and assumes the title Defender of the Holy Sepulcher He defeats an Egyptian force at Askalon August 12, but disease and starvation have reduced the Crusaders to 60,000, down from an original strength of 300,000, and most of the survivors head for home on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1099  Battle at Ascalon: Godfried of Broth beats Egyptians on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1121  Battle of Didgori: the Georgian army under King David the Builder wins a decisive victory over the famous Seljuk commander Ilghazi on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1158  Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1164  Battle of Harim: Nur ad-Din defeats the Crusader armies of the County of Tripoli and the Principality of Antioch on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1323  On this day in history treaty of Nöteborg between Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) regulates the border for the first time.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1332  On this day in history battle of Dupplin Moor where the Scots led by the regent Earl of Mar squandered their numerical advantage and following a confused attack were routed with heavy losses by Edward Balliol's army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1332  On August - 12 battle of Dupplin Moor; Scottish dynastic battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1336  English King Edward III endswool export to Flanders on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1350  On August - 12 philip VI, king of France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1480  On August - 12 battle of Otranto  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Christopher Columbus discovers Canary Islands on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1499  On this day in history first engagement of the Battle of Zonchio between Venetian and Ottoman fleets.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  On this day in history christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  On this day in history ponce de Le¢n arrives in Puerto Rico  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  Juan Ponce de Leon arrives in Puerto Rico on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1530  Florence surrenders for emperor Karel I on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  On August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1549  French troops occupy Ambleteuse England on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On August - 12 pope Julius III orders confiscation and burning of the Talmud  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  Pope Julius III orders confiscation & burning of Jewish Talmud on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  On this day in history isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1588  On August - 12 medemblik surrenders to Spanish army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1588  Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On August - 12 giovanni Legrenzi, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  Jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 12

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0030  Death of Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1158  Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1350  On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1424  On August - 12 death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  On this day in history francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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