Historical Events In July - 12
Sunday, 05 April 2020
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 this day in history.
1073 On this day in history johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies
1109 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli on July - 12.
1191 Richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine on July - 12.
1290 On July - 12 jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1389 In England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II on July - 12.
1429 John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65 on July - 12.
1442 On this day in history king Alfonso V of Aragon becomes king of Naples
1450 Jack Cade slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI on this day in history.
1450 Jack Cade, slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI on this day in history.
1472 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminister Abbey on this day in history.
1536 On July - 12 desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies
1542 On July - 12 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 On July - 12 english boer army occupies Norwich
1575 On this day in history willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon
1575 RenĂ©e/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII, dies on this day in history.
1580 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published on this day in history.
1627 On July - 12 english fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22]
1630 New Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island on July - 12.
1633 Simon Besler, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
1644 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals) on this day in history.
1675 On July - 12 evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
1679 On July - 12 britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act
1689 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland on July - 12.
1690 On this day in history 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 this day in history battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1691 On this day in history antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
1693 John Ashby, English admiral on this day in history.
1700 On this day in history gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700