Historical Events In December - 12
Sunday, 05 July 2020
0627 Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen on this day in history.
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 Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies on this day in history.
1098 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria on this day in history.
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 Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on this day in history.
1263 On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies
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 Isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon on this day in history.
1479 Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III on this day in history.
1524 Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome on December - 12.
1527 Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice on this day in history.
1574 On this day in history 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 Olof Rudbeck, composer on December - 12.
1653 Barebone-parliament ends on this day in history.
1660 On December - 12 peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)
1673 On December - 12 ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30)
1677 On December - 12 brandenburgs army occupies Stettin
1677 On this day in history jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
1685 Lodovico Giustini, composer on this day in history.
1700 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar on December - 12.
1712 On this day in history charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen
1715 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23] on December - 12.
1715 Gennaro Manna, composer on this day in history.
1745 John Jay, diplomat/governor (NY) on December - 12.
1769 Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee on December - 12.
1772 On December - 12 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
1777 On December - 12 rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape
1777 On December - 12 albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69
1787 On December - 12 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.