Historical Events In July - 12
Monday, 18 November 2019
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 On this day in history crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli
1191 Richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine on this day in history.
1290 Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I on this day in history.
1389 In England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II on July - 12.
1429 On this day in history john [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65
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 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 Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies on this day in history.
1542 On July - 12 french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
1543 On July - 12 england's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife)
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 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 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 July - 12 simon Besler, composer, dies at 49
1640 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies on July - 12.
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 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 Orangeman's yearly celebration (The battle of the Orange) - Actually "Battle of the Boyne" ( 1 July 1690), when Protestant had victory in Ireland on July - 12.
1690 Battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II on July - 12.
1691 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II on this day in history.
1691 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII on July - 12.
1693 John Ashby, English admiral on July - 12.
1700 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700 on this day in history.