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Historical Events In April - 12

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1828  On this day in history jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60  

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

1838  On April - 12 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  Edmond Audran, composer on April - 12.  

1844  On this day in history 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  On this day in history a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #10 Hygiea  

1851  Emil Liebling, composer on April - 12.  

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

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

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

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

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

1861  On April - 12 fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting Civil War  

1862  On April - 12 james Andrews steals Confederate train (General) at Kennesaw, GA  

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

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

1864  On this day in history 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  On April - 12 north Carolina legislature passes anti-Klan Law  

1869  Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer on this day in history.  

1871  Ioannis Metaxas, Greek general/dictator (1936-41) on April - 12.  

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

1876  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 on April - 12.  

1877  British annex Transvaal, in South Africa on this day in history.  

1878  Richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist on this day in history.  

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  Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on this day in history.  

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

1500  Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1125  On April - 12 death of vladislaus I of Bohemia  

1443  On this day in history death of henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury  

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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