Historical Events In July - 12
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0783 Bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies on July - 12.
1073 On July - 12 johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies
1109 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli on July - 12.
1191 On July - 12 richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine
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 this day in history.
1429 John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1442 On July - 12 king Alfonso V of Aragon becomes king of Naples
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 July - 12.
1472 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminister Abbey on this day in history.
1536 On this day in history desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies
1542 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.
1543 On this day in history england's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife)
1545 Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies on July - 12.
1549 English boer army occupies Norwich on this day in history.
1575 On July - 12 willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon
1575 On this day in history 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 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22] on this day in history.
1630 New Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island on this day in history.
1633 On July - 12 simon Besler, composer, dies at 49
1640 On July - 12 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
1644 On July - 12 arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals)
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 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 Battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II on this day in history.
1691 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II on this day in history.
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.