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 This day in History - August 12
404 Historic Events for August 12
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Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem(?)

Event
875

Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50

Death
1071

Alp Arslan beat Byzantines, emperor Romanos IV Diogenes

Event
1071

Battle at Manzikert Armenia, Venetian Byzantine brings islam to Europe

Event
1099

Battle at Ascalon: Godfried of Broth beats Egyptians

Event
1099

Crusaders are victorious at Battle of Ascalon

Event
1158

Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies

Death
1332

Battle of Dupplin Moor; Scottish dynastic battle

Event
1336

English King Edward III endswool export to Flanders

Event
1350

Philip VI, king of France, dies

Death
1484

Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies

Death
1492

Christopher Columbus discovers Canary Islands

Event
1503

Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)

Birth
1508

Juan Ponce de Le¢n arrives in Puerto Rico

Event
1530

Florence surrenders for emperor Karel I

Event
1546

Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies

Death
1549

French troops occupy Ambleteuse England

Event
1553

Pope Julius III orders confiscation and burning of Jewish Talmud

Event
1566

Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands

Birth
1588

Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45

Death
1588

Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army

Event
1592

Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)

Birth
1612

Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60

Death
1620

Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer

Birth
1626

Giovanni Legrenzi, composer

Birth