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Historical Events In April - 12

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

1828  Jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60 on April - 12.  

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  John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician on April - 12.  

1839  On April - 12 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  Henry M baron the Kock, officer/politician, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1849  A De Gasparis discovers asteroid #10 Hygiea on this day in history.  

1851  Emil Liebling, composer on April - 12.  

1852  On April - 12 [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician  

1856  William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) on this day in history.  

1857  On April - 12 gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published  

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

1859  On April - 12 hibernia Savings and Loan Society of SF incorporates  

1859  Hibernia Savings & Loan Society of SF incorporates on April - 12.  

1859  On April - 12 john Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1863  Raul d'Avila Pompeia, Brazilian writer (Boarding School) on April - 12.  

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

1864  Battle of Blair's Landing LA on April - 12.  

1864  Thomas Green, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 50 on this day in history.  

1869  On this day in history north Carolina legislature passes anti-Klan Law  

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

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

1872  On this day in history jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500)  

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 April - 12 richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist  

1878  William M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies on April - 12.  

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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  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  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 April - 12.  

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

0352  On this day in history julius I, pope (337-52), dies  

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 April - 12.  

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

1555  Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on April - 12.  

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