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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
254

Stephan I replaces Lucius I as Catholic Pope

Event
912

Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912), dies at 45

Death
919

Duke Henry of Saxon becomes king Henry I of Oostfrankische rich

Event
1003

Gerbert, French scholar, dies in Rome

Death
1003

Sylvester II, [Gerbert van Aurillac], 1st Fren Pope (999-1003), dies

Death
1012

Sergius IV, [Pietro Crescentii], Italian Pope (1009-12), dies

Death
1082

Battle at Mailberg: Vratislav II of Bohemia beats Leopold II of Austr

Event
1215

English barons serve ultimatum on king John without Country

Event
1328

Louis IV de Beier selects P Rainalducci as anti-Pope Nicolaas V

Event
1382

Johanna I, Queen of Naples/Provence, dies

Death
1459

Sun City India founded by Rao Jodhpur

Event
1525

Battle at Biblingen: Zwabische Union beats rebel Wurttembergse farmers

Event
1534

Wurttemberg becomes Lutherian

Event
1551

San Marcos University in Lima Peru, opens

Event
1588

Catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris

Event
1604

Spanish garrison of Aardenburg surrenders to Mauritius

Event
1634

George Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies

Death
1640

Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV

Event
1641

Thomas Wentworth, English viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48

Death
1641

Prince Willem II (14) marries Engl princess Henriette Mary Stuart (9)

Event
1649

Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered

Death
1662

Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized

Birth
1670

August II, the Strong One, King of Poland (355 children)

Birth
1679

Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer

Birth
1689

England and Netherlands form League of Augsburg

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