Historical Events In February - 12
Sunday, 17 January 2021
1049 On February - 12 bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome on this day in history.
1128 On February - 12 toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies
1130 Pope Innocent II elected on this day in history.
1211 Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) on February - 12.
1242 Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on this day in history.
1438 Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen on this day in history.
1474 On this day in history lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
1502 Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism on February - 12.
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 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 February - 12.
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on this day in history.
1584 Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring) on February - 12.
1585 On this day in history caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 On this day in history john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass
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 On this day in history english parliament comes together
1636 On February - 12 herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
1637 On this day in history john Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
1663 On February - 12 cotton Mather, witchcraft authority
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 On February - 12 the Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe.
1706 On this day in history 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 On February - 12 the Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.
1728 On February - 12 agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73
1733 On February - 12 georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor François I) on this day in history.