Historical Events In December - 12
Friday, 24 May 2019
0627 Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen on December - 12.
0884 On December - 12 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 On December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
1098 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria on December - 12.
1112 On this day in history tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies
1204 Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on December - 12.
1212 On December - 12 geoffrey, Archbishop of York
1263 Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on this day in history.
1408 On December - 12 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.
1474 Isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon on December - 12.
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 On December - 12 composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice
1574 Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II on December - 12.
1579 On this day in history heinrich Steuccius, composer
1600 John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on this day in history.
1630 On this day in history olof Rudbeck, composer
1653 Barebone-parliament ends on this day in history.
1660 Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on this day in history.
1673 Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30) on this day in history.
1677 Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin on this day in history.
1677 On December - 12 jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
1685 On December - 12 lodovico Giustini, composer
1700 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1712 On December - 12 charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen
1715 On December - 12 russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]
1715 On this day in history gennaro Manna, composer
1745 On December - 12 john Jay, diplomat/governor (NY)
1769 On December - 12 pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1772 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on December - 12.
1777 Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on December - 12.
1777 On December - 12 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 this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88