Historical Events In December - 12
Thursday, 21 March 2019
0627 Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen on this day in history.
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 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 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 Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on December - 12.
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 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 this day in history composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice
1574 Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history heinrich Steuccius, composer
1600 On this day in history john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies
1630 On December - 12 olof Rudbeck, composer
1653 Barebone-parliament ends on December - 12.
1660 Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on December - 12.
1673 Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30) on December - 12.
1677 Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin on this day in history.
1677 On this day in history jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
1685 Lodovico Giustini, composer on December - 12.
1700 On December - 12 utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar
1712 Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen on this day in history.
1715 On December - 12 russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]
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 this day in history.
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 Pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution on this day in history.
1788 On this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88