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Historical Events In April - 12

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1713  On this day in history dutch State-Gen signs peace with France: Neth loses Orange Princedom  

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

1722  On April - 12 pietro Nardini, composer  

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

1727  Gaspare Gabellone, composer on April - 12.  

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

1760  Juan Manuel Olivares, composer on April - 12.  

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  On this day in history giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer  

1770  On April - 12 townsend Acts repealed  

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

1777  Henry Clay, [the Great Compromiser], US politician on April - 12.  

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

1787  Philadelphia's Free African Society forms on April - 12.  

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

1788  On this day in history carl Joseph Toeschi, composer, dies at 56  

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  Ferdinand I KLJM, the Good Natured, Emperor of Austria/king of Hungary on April - 12.  

1794  On this day in history 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  On April - 12 henry de Cock, Dutch reformed vicar/secession leader  

1802  On April - 12 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 April - 12.  

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

1823  The birth of Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright on this day in history.  

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

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

1484  On April - 12 birth of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)  

1500  On April - 12 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  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 this day in history birth of paul Hainlein, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

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