Historical Events In July - 12
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 On this day in history crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli
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 July - 12.
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 this day in history.
1450 On this day in history jack Cade slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI
1450 On this day in history jack Cade, slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI
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 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.
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 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 July - 12.
1640 On July - 12 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 Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer on this day in history.
1679 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on July - 12.
1689 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history john Ashby, English admiral
1700 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700 on July - 12.