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Historical Events In April - 12

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1828  On April - 12 jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60  

1831  Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor on April - 12.  

1838  On this day in history rebel Col. Samuel Lount and Captain Peter Matthews publicly hanged for treason and sedition during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada  

1838  On this day in history john Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician  

1839  On this day in history victorin de Joncieres, composer  

1840  On April - 12 edmond Audran, composer  

1844  On April - 12 texan envoys sign Treaty of Annexation with the United States  

1845  On this day in history henry M baron the Kock, officer/politician, dies at 65  

1849  On April - 12 a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #10 Hygiea  

1851  Emil Liebling, composer on this day in history.  

1852  [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician on this day in history.  

1856  On April - 12 william M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)  

1857  On this day in history gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published  

1858  On this day in history 1st US billiards championship (Michael J Phelan wins in Detroit)  

1859  On this day in history hibernia Savings and Loan Society of SF incorporates  

1859  Hibernia Savings & Loan Society of SF incorporates on this day in history.  

1859  John Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

1861  Fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting the Civil War on this day in history.  

1861  Fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting the Civil War The South is rising on April - 12.  

1861  On this day in history fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting Civil War  

1862  James Andrews steals Confederate train (General) at Kennesaw, GA on April - 12.  

1863  On April - 12 -14] Gunboat battle at Bayou Teche Louisiana  

1863  On April - 12 raul d'Avila Pompeia, Brazilian writer (Boarding School)  

1864  On April - 12 confederate Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tn  

1864  On April - 12 battle of Blair's Landing LA  

1864  Thomas Green, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 50 on April - 12.  

1869  North Carolina legislature passes anti-Klan Law on April - 12.  

1869  Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer on April - 12.  

1871  Ioannis Metaxas, Greek general/dictator (1936-41) on this day in history.  

1872  Jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500) on April - 12.  

1876  On April - 12 founding of Beaver Steamship Line, formerly the Canadian Shipping Co., with three new iron-screw steamers to replace the old sailing ships; the Montreal to Liverpool service is sold to the CPR in 1903, and is the origin of CP Ships.  

1877  On this day in history british annex Transvaal, in South Africa  

1878  On this day in history richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist  

1878  On April - 12 william M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  On April - 12 birth of muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)  

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

1550  Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On April - 12 birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

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 this day in history death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist  

0238  On April - 12 death of gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)  

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 this day in history 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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