Historical Events In July - 12
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0526 On July - 12 st Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0783 On this day in history bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies
1073 Johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies on this day in history.
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 July - 12.
1290 On July - 12 jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1389 On July - 12 in England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II
1429 John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1442 King Alfonso V of Aragon becomes king of Naples on July - 12.
1450 On this day in history 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 this day in history desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies
1542 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on July - 12.
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 July - 12.
1549 On July - 12 english boer army occupies Norwich
1575 On July - 12 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 July - 12.
1627 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22] on July - 12.
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 this day in history.
1675 On July - 12 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 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 On this day in history battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II
1691 On July - 12 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 July - 12.
1700 On this day in history gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700