Historical Events In July - 12
Thursday, 30 November 2023
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 12.
0783 On July - 12 bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies
1073 On July - 12 johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies
1109 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli on this day in history.
1191 Richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine on July - 12.
1290 On this day in history jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1389 On this day in history in England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II
1429 John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65 on July - 12.
1442 King Alfonso V of Aragon becomes king of Naples on this day in history.
1450 On July - 12 jack Cade slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI
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 July - 12.
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 July - 12.
1545 On this day in history maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies
1549 On July - 12 english boer army occupies Norwich
1575 On July - 12 willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon
1575 RenÃ©e/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII, dies on this day in history.
1580 On this day in history ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
1627 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22] on this day in history.
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 On this day in history simon Besler, composer, dies at 49
1640 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies on this day in history.
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 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.
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 On July - 12 battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II
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 John Ashby, English admiral on this day in history.
1700 On this day in history gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700