Historical Events In December - 12
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
0627 On December - 12 battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen
0884 On this day in history 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
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 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 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 On December - 12 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 Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice on December - 12.
1574 On December - 12 anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II
1579 On December - 12 heinrich Steuccius, composer
1600 John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on this day in history.
1630 On December - 12 olof Rudbeck, composer
1653 On December - 12 barebone-parliament ends
1660 On December - 12 peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)
1673 Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30) on this day in history.
1677 On this day in history brandenburgs army occupies Stettin
1677 On December - 12 jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
1685 Lodovico Giustini, composer on December - 12.
1700 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
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 On December - 12 gennaro Manna, composer
1745 On December - 12 john Jay, diplomat/governor (NY)
1769 Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee on this day in history.
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 this day in history pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 On this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88