Historical Events In February - 12
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
1049 On this day in history bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome on February - 12.
1128 Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
1130 On February - 12 pope Innocent II elected
1211 On this day in history henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1242 On this day in history hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide
1438 On February - 12 adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on February - 12.
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1502 On February - 12 granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 On this day in history treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
1538 On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
1541 On February - 12 santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on February - 12.
1567 On February - 12 thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician
1577 On this day in history spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 On February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 On February - 12 caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass on this day in history.
1590 On February - 12 francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65
1616 On February - 12 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
1624 English parliament comes together on February - 12.
1636 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist on this day in history.
1637 On February - 12 john Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
1663 Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on February - 12.
1665 On February - 12 rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
1684 On February - 12 pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67
1700 On this day in history the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
1706 Josef Christian, German sculptor on February - 12.
1709 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe") on this day in history.
1719 The Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded on this day in history.
1728 Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1733 Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah on February - 12.
1736 On this day in history maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)