[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History March 12

Tue Mar 12 19:35:50 PST 2002

1336 Eduard Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern
1479 Giuliano de' Medici monarch of Florence
1515 Caspar Othmayr composer

0417 Innocent I Italian Pope (401-417), dies
0604 Gregory I the Great Pope (590-604), dies at 64
1209 Djamal al-din Abu Mohammed Iljas Nizami Persian poet, dies
1471 Dionysius the Carthusian/van Rijkel Dutch scholastic theologist, dies
1496 Johannes de Lapide [Johan Heynlin], German philosopher, dies
1507 Cesare Borgia cardinal/soldier/politician, killed in battle at 31
1570 Jacob van den Eynden Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies

Other Events:
1000 Odo of Lagery elected as Pope Urban II, replacing Victor III
1054 Pope Leo IX escapes captivity & returns to Rome
1144 Gherardo Caccianemici elected Pope Lucius II, succeeding Callistus II
1350 Orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples
1365 University of Vienna founded
1496 Jews are expelled from Syria
1572 Luís Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusíados" in Portugal
1587 English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
1594 Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies
1597 England routes troops to Amiens

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