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Historical Events In 1812

Sunday, 24 May 2020

May 11   On this day in history waltz introduced into English ballrooms. Most observers consider it disgusting & immoral. No wonder it caught on!  

May 12   Edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book) on this day in history.  

May 13   Johann Matthias Sperger, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1812.  

May 17   In the year 1812 joseph Warren Revere, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1880  

May 19   Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history gustav Adolf Mankell, composer  

May 21   In the year 1812 joseph Wolfl, composer, dies at 38  

May 23   Henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles) in the year 1812.  

May 25   Earthquake destroys Caracas Venezuela in the year 1812.  

May 30   In the year 1812 john Alexander McClernand, Major General (Union volunteers)  

Jun 02   In the year 1812 john W de Winter, Dutch vice-adm, dies at battle at Kamperduin at 51  

Jun 03   On this day in history pieter Mijer, Dutch gov-gen of Neth Indies (1866-72)  

Jun 04   Louisiana Territory officially renamed "Missouri Territory" in the year 1812.  

Jun 04   The Louisiana Territory is renamed the Missouri Territory on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1812 theophilus Toulmin Garrard, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1902  

Jun 08   Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germany, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) in the year 1812.  

Jun 09   In the year 1812 hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens)  

Jun 12   In the year 1812 napoleon Bonapart invades Russia  

Jun 12   Napoleon invades Russia on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23 in the year 1812.  

Jun 18   Ivan Goncharov, Russia, novelist/travel writer (Oblomov) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1812 the U.S. declares war on Great Britain, beginning what historians still remember as The War of 1812.  

Jun 18   War of 1812 begins as US declares war against Britain on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Napoleon's Grand Army invades Russia on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history john Pike Hullah, composer  

Jun 28   Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter in the year 1812.  

Jul 01   Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dutch genealogist/heraldicus in the year 1812.  

Jul 11   US invades Canada (Detroit frontier) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   US forces led by Gen Hull invade Canada (War of 1812) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history christian G Heyne, German archaeologist, dies at 82  

Jul 15   On this day in history benno Adam, animal painter  

Jul 22   In the year 1812 duke of Wellington defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain  

Jul 22   On this day in history french troops are defeated by the British at the Battle of Salamanca in Spain.  

Jul 23   Battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1812

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero (d. 1919)  

Jan 08   Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1812 birth of william Henry Holmes, composer  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (d. 1881)  

Jan 13   Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872 was born in the year 1812.  

Jan 13   Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (d. 1883) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of carl Gradener, composer  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer  

Famous Deaths In 1812

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   On this day in history johannes Herbst, composer, dies at 76  

Jan 23   In the year 1812 death of robert Craufurd, British general (b. 1764)  

Jan 24   In the year 1812 eligio Celestino, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 05   Franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1812.  

Feb 06   In the year 1812 carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104  

Feb 09   In the year 1812 franz Anton Hoffmeister, composer, dies at 57  

Feb 24   Hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61 in the year 1812.  

Mar 20   On this day in history jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemian pianist/composer, dies at 52  

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