Historical Events In July - 12
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0783 Bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies on July - 12.
1073 On this day in history johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies
1109 On this day in history crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli
1191 Richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine on this day in history.
1290 Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I on July - 12.
1389 On July - 12 in England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II
1429 On July - 12 john [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65
1442 On July - 12 king Alfonso V of Aragon becomes king of Naples
1450 On July - 12 jack Cade slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI
1450 On this day in history jack Cade, slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI
1472 On this day in history richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminister Abbey.
1536 On this day in history desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies
1542 On this day in history french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
1543 England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife) on this day in history.
1545 Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies on this day in history.
1549 English boer army occupies Norwich on July - 12.
1575 Willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon on this day in history.
1575 Renée/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII, dies on July - 12.
1580 On this day in history ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
1627 On July - 12 english fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22]
1630 On July - 12 new Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island
1633 On this day in history simon Besler, composer, dies at 49
1640 On July - 12 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
1644 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals) on July - 12.
1675 Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer on this day in history.
1679 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.
1689 On July - 12 orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
1690 On July - 12 orangeman's yearly celebration (The battle of the Orange) - Actually "Battle of the Boyne" ( 1 July 1690), when Protestant had victory in Ireland
1690 Battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II on July - 12.
1691 On July - 12 battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1691 On July - 12 antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
1693 John Ashby, English admiral on July - 12.
1700 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700 on July - 12.