Historical Events In February - 12
Monday, 10 August 2020
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on February - 12.
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 this day in history pope Innocent II elected
1211 On February - 12 henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1242 Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on this day in history.
1438 On February - 12 adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 On February - 12 lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 On this day in history 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 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on February - 12.
1541 On this day in history santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
1554 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on February - 12.
1567 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician on this day in history.
1577 On February - 12 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 On February - 12 casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 On this day in history caspar Bartholin, MalmĂ¶ , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 On this day in history 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 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.
1624 On February - 12 english parliament comes together
1636 On February - 12 herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
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 Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1700 The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe on February - 12.
1706 Josef Christian, German sculptor on February - 12.
1709 On February - 12 alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")
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.