Historical Events In July - 12
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0526 On July - 12 st Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0783 Bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies on this day in history.
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 On July - 12 jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1389 On this day in history 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 Jack Cade slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI on July - 12.
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 July - 12.
1536 Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies on this day in history.
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 On July - 12 maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies
1549 On this day in history english boer army occupies Norwich
1575 Willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon on July - 12.
1575 On this day in history renĂ©e/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 July - 12.
1627 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22] on July - 12.
1630 On July - 12 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 July - 12.
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 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 this day in history.
1690 On this day in history battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II
1691 On this day in history battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1691 On July - 12 antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
1693 On this day in history john Ashby, English admiral
1700 On this day in history gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700