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 This day in History - December 12
413 Historic Events for December 12
627

Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen

Event
884

Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies

Death
1098

1st Crusaders capture and plunder Mara Syria

Event
1112

Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies

Death
1204

Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69

Death
1263

Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies

Death
1474

Isabella crowns herself queen of Castili‰ and Aragon

Event
1479

Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III

Event
1524

Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome

Event
1527

Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice

Event
1560

Maximilien de B‚thune, duke of Sully/baron of Rosny/PM of France

Birth
1574

Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II

Birth
1579

Heinrich Steuccius, composer

Birth
1600

John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies

Death
1630

Olof Rudbeck, composer

Birth
1653

Barebone-parliament ends

Event
1660

Peter Rabus, poet/translator (Liberated Britanje)

Birth
1673

Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30)

Birth
1677

Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin

Event
1677

Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle

Death
1685

Lodovico Giustini, composer

Birth
1700

Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar

Event
1712

Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen

Birth
1715

Gennaro Manna, composer

Birth
1715

Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]

Event