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Historical Events In August - 12

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

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  Alp Arslan beat Byzantines, emperor Romanos IV Diogenes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1099  On August - 12 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1099  On August - 12 battle at Ascalon: Godfried of Broth beats Egyptians  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 August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1323  Treaty of Nöteborg between Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) regulates the border for the first time on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1332  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 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1336  English King Edward III endswool export to Flanders on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1484  On this day in history sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  On August - 12 christopher Columbus discovers Canary Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1499  First engagement of the Battle of Zonchio between Venetian and Ottoman fleets on this day in history.  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  Ponce de Le¢n arrives in Puerto Rico on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1530  Florence surrenders for emperor Karel I 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

1549  On August - 12 french troops occupy Ambleteuse England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On this day in history 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  On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On this day in history willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On August - 12 pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1592  On this day in history birth of willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On August - 12 birth of pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On this day in history birth of giovanni Legrenzi, composer  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  On this day in history birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  On this day in history louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50  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 August - 12 philip VI, king of France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1424  Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.  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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