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 This day in History - September 12
414 Historic Events for September 12
1660

Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], pension advisor of Holland, dies at 82

Death
1661

Jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53

Death
1666

-16] Great Fire in London ends, kills 8 [OS=Sept 2]

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1673

Prince Willem III occupies Naarden

Event
1674

Claes P "Nicolas" Tulip, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 80

Death
1683

Turkish troops attacks Vienna overthrows by Polish king Sobieski

Event
1683

Afonso VI, mentally ill king of Portugal (1656-67), dies at 40

Death
1691

Johan Georg III, monarch of Saxon (1680-91), dies at 44

Death
1695

NY Jews petition governor Dongan for religious liberties

Event
1703

Emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage

Event
1703

English army under arch duke Charles of Austria lands in Portugal

Event
1720

Isa„k of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor

Event
1720

Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester and Putnam)

Birth
1722

Russian troops occupy Baku and Derbent on Persia

Event
1732

Eugene JP earl the Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo, dies at 58

Death
1733

Fran‡ois Couperin "Le Grand", French composer, dies at 64

Death
1733

Polish Landowners select Stanislaw Lesczynski king

Event
1739

Reinhard Keiser, Germ conductor/composer (Markus-Passion), dies at 65

Death
1745

Duke of Toscane chosen German emperor Frans I Stefanus

Event
1751

Amsterdam refuses establishment of Jewish ghetto

Event
1758

Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula and begins catalog

Event
1761

Georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer

Birth
1764

Jean Philippe Rameau, French composer (Castor en Pollux), dies at 80

Death
1768

Bemnjamin Carr, composer

Birth
1776

Nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission

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