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 This day in History - July 12
358 Historic Events for July 12
526

St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
783

Bertha "with the great feet", wife of French king Pippin III, dies

Death
1073

Johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies

Death
1109

Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli

Event
1191

Richard Coeur de Lion and Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine

Event
1290

Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I

Event
1429

John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65

Death
1442

King Alfonso V of Arag¢n becomes king of Naples

Event
1450

Jack Cade, slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI

Death
1536

Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies

Death
1542

French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders

Event
1543

England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th and last wife)

Event
1545

Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies

Death
1549

English boer army occupies Norwich

Event
1575

Ren‚e/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII, dies

Death
1575

Willem van Orange marries Charlotte de Bourbon

Event
1627

English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rh‚ [NS=June 22]

Event
1630

New Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island

Event
1633

Simon Besler, composer, dies at 49

Death
1640

Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies

Death
1644

Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals)

Birth
1675

Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer

Birth
1679

Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act

Event
1689

Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland

Event
1690

Battle of Boyne-King William III defeats catholic king James II

Event