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Historical Events In April - 12

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1713  Dutch State-Gen signs peace with France: Neth loses Orange Princedom on April - 12.  

1716  Felice de' Giardini, composer on this day in history.  

1722  Pietro Nardini, composer on April - 12.  

1724  Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) on April - 12.  

1727  On April - 12 gaspare Gabellone, composer  

1748  On this day in history william Kent, English sculptor/architect (Kensington Palace), dies  

1760  On this day in history juan Manuel Olivares, composer  

1760  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer, dies at 64 on April - 12.  

1764  Dirk van den Boetzelaer, regent of Holland on this day in history.  

1769  Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer on this day in history.  

1770  Townsend Acts repealed on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history halifax resolution for independence adopted by North Carolina  

1777  On April - 12 henry Clay, [the Great Compromiser], US politician  

1782  Battle at Les Saintes West-Indies: British fleet beats French on April - 12.  

1787  On this day in history philadelphia's Free African Society forms  

1788  On this day in history johann Erik Nordblom, composer  

1788  Carl Joseph Toeschi, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1791  Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) on April - 12.  

1792  On this day in history john George Lambton, London, statesman (1st Earl of Durham)  

1793  On this day in history ferdinand I KLJM, the Good Natured, Emperor of Austria/king of Hungary  

1794  On April - 12 germinal P Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (geometry)  

1795  On April - 12 rainieri de Calzabigi, Italian literary, dies at 80  

1797  Josef Antonin Stepan, composer, dies at 71 on April - 12.  

1801  Henry de Cock, Dutch reformed vicar/secession leader on this day in history.  

1802  Francois MP Liberman, French relig leader (Congregation of Heart) on April - 12.  

1811  On April - 12 first US colonists on Pacific coast arrive at Cape Disappointment, WA  

1811  1st US colonists on Pacific coast arrive at Cape Disappointment, WA on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history henry Hugo Pierson, composer  

1817  On this day in history charles Messier, "comet ferret" & catalogs famous "M objects,", dies  

1820  Alexander Ypsilantis is declared leader of Filiki Eteria, a secret organization to overthrow Ottoman rule over Greece on this day in history.  

1823  On April - 12 the birth of Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright  

1823  Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright (Artists & Admirers) on this day in history.  

1826  On this day in history weber's opera "Oberon," premieres in London  

1827  Edward Mollenhauer, composer on April - 12.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on April - 12.  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on this day in history.  

1500  Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist was born on this day in history.  

1526  On April - 12 birth of muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)  

1550  On this day in history birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)  

1577  Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on April - 12.  

1579  Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on April - 12.  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on April - 12.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  On April - 12 death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist  

0238  Death of Gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle) on April - 12.  

0352  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on April - 12.  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on April - 12.  

1125  On this day in history death of vladislaus I of Bohemia  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1550  On April - 12 claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

1555  On April - 12 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

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