Historical Events In December - 12
Friday, 21 February 2020
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 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 this day in history tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies
1204 On December - 12 maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69
1212 On December - 12 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 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 December - 12.
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 December - 12.
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 On December - 12 olof Rudbeck, composer
1653 On this day in history barebone-parliament ends
1660 On December - 12 peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)
1673 Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30) on December - 12.
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 this day in history lodovico Giustini, composer
1700 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar on December - 12.
1712 Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen on December - 12.
1715 On December - 12 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 On December - 12 pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1772 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1788 On December - 12 joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88