Historical Events In January - 12
Friday, 20 September 2019
0475 Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople on January - 12.
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.
1049 On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
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 this day in history.
1483 Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland on January - 12.
1492 Andreas Alicatus, Italian author on January - 12.
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 Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden on January - 12.
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
1552 Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar
1583 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583) on this day in history.
1588 On January - 12 john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)
1598 Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
1602 On January - 12 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
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 this day in history reinhard Keiser, composer
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1684 French king Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon on this day in history.
1701 On January - 12 parts of the Netherlands adopt the Gregorian calendar
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 The birth of Edmund Burke, British writer on January - 12.
1729 On this day in history edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]