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 This day in History - February 12
434 Historic Events for February 12
1049

Bruno count of Egesheim and Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX

Event
1111

German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome

Event
1128

Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies

Death
1130

Pope Innocent II elected

Event
1211

Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)

Birth
1242

Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide

Death
1438

Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen

Birth
1474

Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat

Birth
1502

Granada] Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism

Event
1528

Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor and ecclesiastical power

Event
1538

Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57

Death
1541

Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)

Event
1554

Lord Guildford Dudley, Jane Grey's husband, beheaded

Death
1554

Jane Grey, queen of England for 13 days, beheaded at 17

Death
1567

Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician

Birth
1577

Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"

Event
1584

Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)

Birth
1585

Caspar Bartholin, Malm”, physician, theologian, writer on anatomy

Birth
1588

John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass

Birth
1590

Fran‡ois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65

Death
1616

John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65

Death
1624

English parliament comes together

Event
1636

Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist

Birth
1637

John Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)

Birth
1663

Cotton Mather, witchcraft authority

Birth