Historical Events In December - 12
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 December - 12.
0884 On this day in history carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
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 this day in history maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69
1212 On December - 12 geoffrey, Archbishop of York
1263 On this day in history 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 December - 12 isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon
1479 On this day in history jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III
1524 Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome on this day in history.
1527 Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice on December - 12.
1574 Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II on December - 12.
1579 Heinrich Steuccius, composer on December - 12.
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 Barebone-parliament ends on this day in history.
1660 Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje) on December - 12.
1673 On December - 12 ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30)
1677 Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin on this day in history.
1677 Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle on this day in history.
1685 Lodovico Giustini, composer on December - 12.
1700 On December - 12 utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar
1712 On this day in history charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen
1715 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23] on December - 12.
1715 On December - 12 gennaro Manna, composer
1745 On this day in history john Jay, diplomat/governor (NY)
1769 Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee on December - 12.
1772 On December - 12 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
1777 Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on this day in history.
1777 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69
1787 On this day in history pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.