Historical Events In December - 12
Friday, 22 January 2021
0627 On December - 12 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 this day in history.
0884 On this day in history carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
1098 On this day in history 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria
1112 On December - 12 tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies
1204 Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on December - 12.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome
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 John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on December - 12.
1630 Olof Rudbeck, composer on this day in history.
1653 Barebone-parliament ends on December - 12.
1660 On this day in history peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)
1673 On December - 12 ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30)
1677 Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin on December - 12.
1677 On December - 12 jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
1685 On December - 12 lodovico Giustini, composer
1700 On this day in history utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar
1712 Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen on December - 12.
1715 On this day in history russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]
1715 On this day in history gennaro Manna, composer
1745 On this day in history john Jay, diplomat/governor (NY)
1769 Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee on this day in history.
1772 On December - 12 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
1777 Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on this day in history.
1777 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69
1787 On December - 12 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 On this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88