Historical Events In January - 12
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0475 Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople on this day in history.
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.
1167 On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
1390 On this day in history 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 On this day in history andreas Alicatus, Italian author
1493 On January - 12 last day for all Jews to leave Sicily
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.
1528 On January - 12 gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden.
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1552 On January - 12 dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed
1562 Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy on January - 12.
1576 On January - 12 peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian
1579 Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on January - 12.
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 January - 12 john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)
1598 On this day in history pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso
1599 Adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter on January - 12.
1602 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on January - 12.
1628 On January - 12 charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose)
1638 On January - 12 ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
1665 On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
1674 Reinhard Keiser, composer on January - 12.
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1684 On this day in history french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon
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 On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer
1715 On this day in history jacques Duphly, composer
1723 Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London on January - 12.
1729 On January - 12 the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer
1729 Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on January - 12.