Historical Events In February - 12
Friday, 17 August 2018
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 Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.
1211 On February - 12 henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1242 On February - 12 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 On February - 12 granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1502 On this day in history granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power on this day in history.
1538 On February - 12 albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
1541 Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.
1554 On February - 12 jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician on February - 12.
1577 On February - 12 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring) on this day in history.
1585 Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass
1590 Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1616 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.
1624 English parliament comes together on February - 12.
1636 On this day in history herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 On February - 12 john Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
1663 On this day in history cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
1665 On February - 12 rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
1684 On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67
1700 On this day in history the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
1706 On this day in history josef Christian, German sculptor
1709 On this day in history alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")
1719 On February - 12 the Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.
1728 On this day in history agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73
1733 Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah on February - 12.
1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on this day in history.