Historical Events In July - 12
Thursday, 23 May 2019
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 12.
0783 Bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies on this day in history.
1073 Johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies on July - 12.
1109 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli on July - 12.
1191 On July - 12 richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine
1290 On this day in history jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1389 In England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II on this day in history.
1429 On this day in history john [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65
1442 King Alfonso V of Aragon becomes king of Naples on this day in history.
1450 Jack Cade slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI on this day in history.
1450 On July - 12 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 Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies on this day in history.
1542 On July - 12 french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
1543 On this day in history england's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife)
1545 Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies on this day in history.
1549 On July - 12 english boer army occupies Norwich
1575 Willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon on this day in history.
1575 On July - 12 renée/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII, dies
1580 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history english fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22]
1630 On this day in history new Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island
1633 Simon Besler, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1640 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies on July - 12.
1644 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals) on July - 12.
1675 On this day in history evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
1679 On July - 12 britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act
1689 On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
1690 Orangeman's yearly celebration (The battle of the Orange) - Actually "Battle of the Boyne" ( 1 July 1690), when Protestant had victory in Ireland on this day in history.
1690 Battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II on this day in history.
1691 On this day in history battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1691 On July - 12 antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
1693 On July - 12 john Ashby, English admiral
1700 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700 on this day in history.