Historical Events In July - 12
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 12.
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 this day in history.
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 July - 12 jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1389 On July - 12 in England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II
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 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 this day in history.
1472 On July - 12 richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminister Abbey.
1536 On this day in history desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies
1542 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on July - 12.
1543 England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife) on this day in history.
1545 Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies on July - 12.
1549 English boer army occupies Norwich on July - 12.
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 On July - 12 ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
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 Simon Besler, composer, dies at 49 on July - 12.
1640 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies on this day in history.
1644 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals) on July - 12.
1675 Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer on July - 12.
1679 On this day in history britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act
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 July - 12 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 July - 12.
1700 On this day in history gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700