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Historical Events In August - 12

Monday, 23 May 2022

1822  On this day in history robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies  

1825  On this day in history frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, composer  

1827  On August - 12 william Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69  

1829  John Horace Forney, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 on this day in history.  

1830  Franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1831  On this day in history dutch troops conquer Leuven  

1832  On August - 12 hely Hutchinson Almond, politician/doctor  

1833  Chicago is founded on August - 12.  

1833  William Price Sanders, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

1838  Joseph Barnby, conductor/academic principal on this day in history.  

1845  Off Point Pelee, Ontario the steamships Kent and London collide in clear weather, with the loss of ten lives on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history macellus Emants, Dutch writer/poet (Along the Nile)  

1848  On this day in history george Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies  

1849  On August - 12 abbott Handerson Thayer, painter/naturalist  

1849  On August - 12 abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88  

1851  On August - 12 isaac Singer granted patent for his sewing machine  

1851  On August - 12 1st America's Cup-US schooner America beats British yacht Aurora  

1853  On August - 12 jean Louis Nicode, composer  

1854  Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith on this day in history.  

1856  Anthony Fass patents accordion on August - 12.  

1857  William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies on this day in history.  

1859  Katharine Lee Bates, US, author (America the Beautiful) on August - 12.  

1861  Skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians on August - 12.  

1862  Gen John Hunt Morgan and his raiders capture Gallatin, TX on August - 12.  

1862  On this day in history gen John Hunt Morgan & his raiders capture Gallatin, TX  

1863  First cargo of lumber leaves Burrard Inlet (Vancouver, BC area) on August - 12.  

1863  The first cargo of lumber leaves Burrard Inlet for export on August - 12.  

1863  1st cargo of lumber leaves Burrard Inlet (Vancouver, BC area) on August - 12.  

1865  On August - 12 william Jackson Hooker, botanist, dies  

1866  Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922) on August - 12.  

1867  On August - 12 pres A Johnson defies Congress suspending Sec of War Edwin Stanton  

1867  Edith Hamilton, US, writer (Mythology) on August - 12.  

1868  On August - 12 frederick JNT lord Chelmsford, viceroy of British-India (1916-21)  

1875  On August - 12 ettore Panizza, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on August - 12.  

1566  On this day in history birth of isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands  

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 August - 12.  

1626  On August - 12 birth of giovanni Legrenzi, composer  

1629  Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676) was born on August - 12.  

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

Famous Deaths In August - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0030  On August - 12 death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)  

0875  On August - 12 louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50  

1158  On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies  

1350  On August - 12 philip VI, king of France, dies  

1424  On this day in history death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)  

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

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.  

1577  On August - 12 death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

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