Historical Events In December - 12
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0627 On this day in history 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 December - 12.
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 Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 December - 12.
1574 On December - 12 anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II
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 On this day in history barebone-parliament ends
1660 Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on December - 12.
1673 On this day in history ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30)
1677 On this day in history brandenburgs army occupies Stettin
1677 Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle on December - 12.
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 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23] on December - 12.
1715 On December - 12 gennaro Manna, composer
1745 On December - 12 john Jay, diplomat/governor (NY)
1769 On December - 12 pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1772 On December - 12 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
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 Pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution on December - 12.
1788 On this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88