Historical Events In July - 12
Thursday, 20 January 2022
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 12.
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 July - 12.
1109 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli on this day in history.
1191 On this day in history 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 July - 12.
1429 John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65 on this day in history.
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 On July - 12 jack Cade, slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI
1472 On July - 12 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 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 July - 12.
1549 On this day in history english boer army occupies Norwich
1575 On this day in history willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon
1575 Renée/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII, dies on July - 12.
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 On July - 12 simon Besler, composer, dies at 49
1640 On this day in history henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
1644 On this day in history arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals)
1675 On July - 12 evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
1679 On this day in history 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 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 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II on July - 12.
1691 On this day in history antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
1693 On this day in history john Ashby, English admiral
1700 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700 on July - 12.