Historical Events In January - 12
Friday, 22 October 2021
0475 On January - 12 basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.
0689 On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1167 Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.
1483 On this day in history hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland
1492 Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on January - 12.
1493 Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily on this day in history.
1519 On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1528 Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on January - 12.
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1552 On this day in history 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 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583) on January - 12.
1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) on this day in history.
1598 Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso on this day in history.
1599 On January - 12 adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1602 On January - 12 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
1628 Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose) on this day in history.
1638 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars) on January - 12.
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1674 Reinhard Keiser, composer on this day in history.
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1684 On January - 12 french king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon
1701 Parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar on January - 12.
1701 On this day in history frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar
1711 Gaetano Latilla, composer on January - 12.
1715 On January - 12 jacques Duphly, composer
1723 On January - 12 handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London
1729 On January - 12 the birth of Edmund Burke, British writer
1729 Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] on this day in history.