Historical Events In July - 12
Tuesday, 23 July 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 July - 12.
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 Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I on this day in history.
1389 On July - 12 in England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II
1429 John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65 on July - 12.
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 this day in history.
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 Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies on July - 12.
1542 On this day in history 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 July - 12.
1549 On July - 12 english boer army occupies Norwich
1575 Willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon on July - 12.
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 July - 12.
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 On this day in history henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
1644 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals) on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
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 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 On July - 12 battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II
1691 On July - 12 battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1691 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII on July - 12.
1693 John Ashby, English admiral on this day in history.
1700 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700 on this day in history.