Historical Events In July - 12
Monday, 17 February 2020
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 this day in history johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies
1109 On July - 12 crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli
1191 On this day in history richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine
1290 Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I on July - 12.
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 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 On this day in history richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminister Abbey.
1536 On July - 12 desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies
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 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 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 On July - 12 ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
1627 English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22] on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1640 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies on July - 12.
1644 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals) on July - 12.
1675 On this day in history evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
1679 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
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 Battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II on July - 12.
1691 On this day in history battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1691 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII on this day in history.
1693 John Ashby, English admiral on this day in history.
1700 On July - 12 gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700