Historical Events In January - 12
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0475 Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople on January - 12.
0689 On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
1167 Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.
1483 On January - 12 hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland
1492 Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on this day in history.
1493 Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily on this day in history.
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.
1528 Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on this day in history.
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
1552 Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed on this day in history.
1562 Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy on this day in history.
1576 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1579 On January - 12 jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)
1583 On this day in history holland begins use of Gregorian calendar
1583 On January - 12 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583)
1588 On this day in history john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)
1598 On January - 12 pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso
1599 On January - 12 adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1602 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on January - 12.
1628 On this day in history charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose)
1638 On January - 12 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.
1674 On January - 12 reinhard Keiser, composer
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1684 On this day in history french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon
1701 Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on January - 12.
1701 Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1711 Gaetano Latilla, composer on January - 12.
1715 On January - 12 jacques Duphly, composer
1723 Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on this day in history.
1729 On January - 12 the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer
1729 Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on January - 12.