Historical Events In December - 12
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
0627 On this day in history battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen
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 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria on December - 12.
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 December - 12.
1263 Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on this day in history.
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 On December - 12 isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon
1479 Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III on this day in history.
1524 Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome on December - 12.
1527 On December - 12 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 John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on December - 12.
1630 Olof Rudbeck, composer on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history barebone-parliament ends
1660 On this day in history peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)
1673 Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30) on December - 12.
1677 On this day in history brandenburgs army occupies Stettin
1677 Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle on this day in history.
1685 On December - 12 lodovico Giustini, composer
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 this day in history russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]
1715 Gennaro Manna, composer on this day in history.
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 December - 12.
1777 On December - 12 rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape
1777 On December - 12 albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69
1787 On December - 12 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
1788 Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.