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Historical Events In April - 12

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

1716  Felice de' Giardini, composer on April - 12.  

1722  On April - 12 pietro Nardini, composer  

1724  Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.  

1727  On this day in history gaspare Gabellone, composer  

1748  William Kent, English sculptor/architect (Kensington Palace), dies on this day in history.  

1760  Juan Manuel Olivares, composer on April - 12.  

1760  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1764  Dirk van den Boetzelaer, regent of Holland on April - 12.  

1769  Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer on April - 12.  

1770  On April - 12 townsend Acts repealed  

1776  On April - 12 halifax resolution for independence adopted by North Carolina  

1777  On this day in history henry Clay, [the Great Compromiser], US politician  

1782  Battle at Les Saintes West-Indies: British fleet beats French on this day in history.  

1787  On April - 12 philadelphia's Free African Society forms  

1788  Johann Erik Nordblom, composer on this day in history.  

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

1791  On April - 12 francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)  

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

1793  On April - 12 ferdinand I KLJM, the Good Natured, Emperor of Austria/king of Hungary  

1794  On this day in history germinal P Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (geometry)  

1795  Rainieri de Calzabigi, Italian literary, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1811  On April - 12 1st US colonists on Pacific coast arrive at Cape Disappointment, WA  

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  The birth of Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright on this day in history.  

1823  On April - 12 aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright (Artists & Admirers)  

1826  On April - 12 weber's opera "Oberon," premieres in London  

1827  Edward Mollenhauer, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  On this day in history birth of muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on April - 12.  

1500  On April - 12 birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

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

1550  On April - 12 birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)  

1577  On this day in history birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

1579  On this day in history birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

1626  On April - 12 birth of paul Hainlein, composer  

Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on this day in history.  

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

0352  On April - 12 julius I, pope (337-52), dies  

0434  On April - 12 death of archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on this day in history.  

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

1550  Claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

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