Historical Events In July - 12
Sunday, 29 November 2020
0526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 12.
0783 On this day in history bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies
1073 Johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 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 On July - 12 desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies
1542 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
1627 On this day in history english fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22]
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 On July - 12 evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
1679 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on July - 12.
1689 On July - 12 orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
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 July - 12 battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
1691 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII on July - 12.
1693 On July - 12 john Ashby, English admiral
1700 On this day in history gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700