On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1554

Historical Events


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

Famous Deaths

ExecutionJane Grey

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

  • 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? 467 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius