Historical Events In February - 12
Sunday, 15 December 2019
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX on this day in history.
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 this day in history pope Innocent II elected
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on this day in history.
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 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat on February - 12.
1502 On February - 12 granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1502 Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
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 On this day in history santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
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 this day in history spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
1584 Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring) on February - 12.
1585 On February - 12 caspar Bartholin, MalmĂ¶ , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
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 February - 12.
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 Rudolph J Camerarius, German botanist/physician (sexuality plant) on February - 12.
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 Josef Christian, German sculptor on this day in history.
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 On February - 12 georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 On February - 12 maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I)