Historical Events In January - 12
Friday, 02 June 2023
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 January - 12.
1167 On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
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 January - 12.
1519 On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1528 On January - 12 gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden.
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
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 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1579 Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on January - 12.
1583 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso
1599 On January - 12 adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1602 On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
1628 Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose) on January - 12.
1638 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars) on this day in history.
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar
1701 Frisia & Groningen begin use of Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer
1715 Jacques Duphly, composer on this day in history.
1723 On January - 12 handel's opera "Ottone" premieres, London
1729 The birth of Edmund Burke, British writer on this day in history.
1729 On January - 12 edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]
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