Historical Events In January - 12
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0475 Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople on this day in history.
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.
1167 On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
1390 On January - 12 peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
1483 On January - 12 hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland
1492 Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on January - 12.
1493 On January - 12 last day for all Jews to leave Sicily
1519 On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1528 Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on January - 12.
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
1552 On January - 12 dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed
1562 On January - 12 charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy
1576 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)
1583 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar on January - 12.
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 this day in history adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1602 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on January - 12.
1628 Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose) on this day in history.
1638 On January - 12 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
1665 On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
1674 On January - 12 reinhard Keiser, composer
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1684 French king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon on January - 12.
1701 Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1701 On January - 12 frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar
1711 Gaetano Latilla, composer on this day in history.
1715 Jacques Duphly, composer on January - 12.
1723 On January - 12 handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London
1729 On January - 12 the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer
1729 On this day in history edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]