Historical Events In February - 12
Monday, 21 October 2019
1049 On February - 12 bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 On February - 12 german King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1128 Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
1130 On February - 12 pope Innocent II elected
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on this day in history.
1242 On this day in history hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide
1438 On this day in history adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 On this day in history lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1502 Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1528 On February - 12 treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
1538 On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
1541 Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.
1554 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on this day in history.
1567 On this day in history 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, MalmĂ¶ , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 On February - 12 john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass
1590 On this day in history francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65
1616 On February - 12 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
1624 On this day in history english parliament comes together
1636 On February - 12 herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature) on February - 12.
1663 Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority on February - 12.
1665 On this day in history rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
1684 Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1700 The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe on this day in history.
1706 On February - 12 josef Christian, German sculptor
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 On February - 12 georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on February - 12.