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Historical Events In August - 12

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1638  Johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81 on August - 12.  

1644  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer on this day in history.  

1654  Cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1658  On August - 12 1st US police corps forms (New Amsterdam)  

1660  On this day in history gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33  

1665  English fleet beat Dutch fleet on this day in history.  

1674  Philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies on this day in history.  

1675  On August - 12 karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73  

1676  King Philip's War (vs Wampanoag Indians) ends in New England on this day in history.  

1676  1st war between American colonists & Indians ends in New England on August - 12.  

1676  King Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death on August - 12.  

1687  Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders on this day in history.  

1689  Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 on August - 12.  

1696  On August - 12 maurice Greene, composer  

1715  Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies on August - 12.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian on this day in history.  

1728  Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61 on August - 12.  

1744  On August - 12 rowland Hill, preacher  

1750  Rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies on August - 12.  

1751  Johann Baptist Lasser, composer on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)  

1757  ALF, alien life form (ALF) on this day in history.  

1759  Battle of Kunersdorf on August - 12.  

1762  On August - 12 george IV, king of England (1820-30)  

1774  Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson on this day in history.  

1778  On August - 12 francis Horner, politician  

1781  Robert Mills, US, architect (Washington Monument) on August - 12.  

1793  On August - 12 the Rhône départment is created when the former département of Rhône-et-Loire was split into two: Rhône and Loire (Lêre).  

1797  Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1811  On August - 12 john FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77  

1812  Dr Joseph Lister is 1st surgeon to use disinfectant during surgery on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81  

1819  Daniel Davidson Bidwell, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history oliver Mowat, a founder of the Canadian Confederation  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1503  On this day in history birth of christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)  

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history birth of willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  

1604  Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651) was born on this day in history.  

1620  Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer was born on August - 12.  

1629  Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676) was born on this day in history.  

1644  On August - 12 birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0030  Death of Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC) on this day in history.  

0875  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on August - 12.  

1158  Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on August - 12.  

1350  On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies  

1424  Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on this day in history.  

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.  

1546  On August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  

1577  Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on August - 12.  

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