On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1554

Historical Events


BattleExecution

Queen of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is executed for treason

Queen of England Jane Grey
Queen of England
Jane Grey

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJane Grey

Jane Grey, Queen of England for 9 days, beheaded for treason at 16

Queen of England Jane Grey
Queen of England
Jane Grey
  • Lord Guildford Dudley, Jane Grey's husband, beheaded at about 19 for treason
1554 Highlights

About February 12, 1554

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 466 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius