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Famous Birthdays In August - 12

Friday, 20 October 2017

1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on this day in history.  

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history birth of willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  

1604  On August - 12 birth of tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651)  

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer was born on this day in history.  

1629  On this day in history birth of tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)  

1644  On August - 12 birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  

1644  On August - 12 birth of heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, composer  

1647  Johann Heinrich Acker, German writer (d. 1719) was born on August - 12.  

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1686  John Balguy, English philosopher (d. 1748) was born on this day in history.  

1696  Maurice Greene, composer was born on this day in history.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian was born on August - 12.  

1720  On this day in history birth of konrad Ekhof, German actor (d. 1778)  

1744  Rowland Hill, preacher was born on this day in history.  

1751  Johann Baptist Lasser, composer was born on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history birth of thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)  

1757  ALF, alien life form (ALF) was born on August - 12.  

1762  On this day in history birth of george IV, king of England (1820-30)  

1762  King George IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1830) was born on August - 12.  

1774  Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson was born on August - 12.  

1778  On August - 12 birth of francis Horner, politician  

1781  Robert Mills, US, architect (Washington Monument) was born on August - 12.  

1819  On August - 12 birth of daniel Davidson Bidwell, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864  

1820  Oliver Mowat, a founder of the Canadian Confederation was born on this day in history.  

1825  On August - 12 birth of frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, composer  

1829  On this day in history birth of john Horace Forney, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1902  

1832  Hely Hutchinson Almond, politician/doctor was born on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history birth of william Price Sanders, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

1838  Joseph Barnby, conductor/academic principal was born on this day in history.  

1848  Macellus Emants, Dutch writer/poet (Along the Nile) was born on August - 12.  

1849  On August - 12 birth of abbott Handerson Thayer, painter/naturalist  

1853  On this day in history birth of jean Louis Nicode, composer  

1854  Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith was born on August - 12.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0030  On August - 12 death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)  

0875  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

1158  Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on this day in history.  

1350  On August - 12 philip VI, king of France, dies  

1424  On August - 12 death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)  

1484  On August - 12 sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies  

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.  

1577  On this day in history death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

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