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 This day in History - October 12
406 Historic Events for October 12
638

Honorius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope; Pope Severinus elected

Event
638

Honorius I, [dux plebis], Italian Pope, dies

Death
642

Johannes IV, Dalmatisch Pope (640-42), dies

Death
642

John IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1093

Robrecht de Fries, earl of Flanders (1071-93), dies at about 62

Death
1165

Rambam reaches Jerusalem

Event
1285

180 Jews refuse baptism in Munich Germany, they are set on fire

Event
1320

Michael IX Paleologi, emperor of Byzantine (1295-1320), dies

Death
1343

Reinald II, duke of Gelre, dies

Death
1350

Dimitri "Donskoi" Ivanovitch, great monarch of Vladimir-Soezdal

Birth
1366

King Frederick III of Siciliy forbids decorations on synagogues

Event
1459

Battle at Ludfor: Richard of York defeated

Event
1490

Bernardo Pisano, composer

Birth
1492

Columbus arrives in Bahamas [real Columbus Day]

Event
1492

Flemish rebel leader Philip van Kleef surrenders

Event
1504

Queen Isabella I of Spain signs her testament

Event
1509

Emperor Maximilian leaves Italy

Event
1518

Pontifical ambassador interrogates Martin Luther

Event
1537

Edward VI, Tudor, King of England (1547-53)

Birth
1549

John Dudley earl of Warwick becomes English premier

Event
1576

Rudolf II succeeds Maximilian II as arch duke of Austria

Event
1576

Maximiliaan II, German king/Kaiser (1564-76), dies

Death
1606

Christoph B von Galen, prince-bishop of Mnster (1650-78)

Birth
1609

Children's rhyme "Three Blind Mice," published in London

Event
1646

Fran‡ois De Bassompierre, marshal of France, dies

Death