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Historical Events In April - 12

Friday, 04 December 2020

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 this day in history pietro Nardini, composer  

1724  On this day in history lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)  

1727  Gaspare Gabellone, composer on this day in history.  

1748  William Kent, English sculptor/architect (Kensington Palace), dies on April - 12.  

1760  Juan Manuel Olivares, composer on April - 12.  

1760  On April - 12 baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer, dies at 64  

1764  On this day in history dirk van den Boetzelaer, regent of Holland  

1769  On April - 12 giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer  

1770  Townsend Acts repealed on April - 12.  

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 April - 12.  

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

1788  On April - 12 johann Erik Nordblom, composer  

1788  On April - 12 carl Joseph Toeschi, composer, dies at 56  

1791  Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) on this day in history.  

1792  John George Lambton, London, statesman (1st Earl of Durham) on this day in history.  

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

1794  Germinal P Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (geometry) on this day in history.  

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

1797  On this day in history josef Antonin Stepan, composer, dies at 71  

1801  On this day in history henry de Cock, Dutch reformed vicar/secession leader  

1802  On this day in history francois MP Liberman, French relig leader (Congregation of Heart)  

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

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

1815  Henry Hugo Pierson, composer on April - 12.  

1817  Charles Messier, "comet ferret" & catalogs famous "M objects,", dies on this day in history.  

1820  Alexander Ypsilantis is declared leader of Filiki Eteria, a secret organization to overthrow Ottoman rule over Greece on April - 12.  

1823  On this day in history the birth of Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright  

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

1826  Weber's opera "Oberon," premieres in London on April - 12.  

1827  On April - 12 edward Mollenhauer, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

1500  On this day in history birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

1526  Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.  

1550  Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on April - 12.  

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

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

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  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  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on this day in history.  

0434  On April - 12 death of archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on April - 12.  

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

1550  On this day in history claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

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

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