Historical Events In December - 12
Friday, 30 July 2021
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 On December - 12 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 this day in history.
1212 Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on this day in history.
1263 On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies
1408 On December - 12 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 On this day in history isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon
1479 Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III on December - 12.
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 Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1653 On this day in history barebone-parliament ends
1660 Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on December - 12.
1673 On December - 12 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 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 On December - 12 gennaro Manna, composer
1745 On this day in history john Jay, diplomat/governor (NY)
1769 On this day in history pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1772 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1777 Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on this day in history.
1777 Albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69 on December - 12.
1787 On December - 12 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.