Historical Events In December - 12
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0627 Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen on this day in history.
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 December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
1098 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria on this day in history.
1112 Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on December - 12.
1204 On this day in history maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69
1212 Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on December - 12.
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 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 December - 12.
1527 Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice on this day in history.
1574 On December - 12 anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II
1579 Heinrich Steuccius, composer on this day in history.
1600 On December - 12 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 On this day in history peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)
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 December - 12.
1685 Lodovico Giustini, composer on December - 12.
1700 Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1712 On this day in history charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen
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 December - 12 pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
1772 On this day in history johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
1777 Rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape on December - 12.
1777 Albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1787 On December - 12 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.