Historical Events In April - 12
Saturday, 30 September 2023
1828 On April - 12 jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60
1831 On April - 12 constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor
1838 Rebel Col. Samuel Lount and Captain Peter Matthews publicly hanged for treason and sedition during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada on April - 12.
1838 John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician on this day in history.
1839 On April - 12 victorin de Joncieres, composer
1840 On April - 12 edmond Audran, composer
1844 Texan envoys sign Treaty of Annexation with the United States on April - 12.
1845 Henry M baron the Kock, officer/politician, dies at 65 on April - 12.
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 April - 12.
1856 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 April - 12.
1861 Fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting Civil War on this day in history.
1862 James Andrews steals Confederate train (General) at Kennesaw, GA on April - 12.
1863 On this day in history -14] Gunboat battle at Bayou Teche Louisiana
1863 On April - 12 raul d'Avila Pompeia, Brazilian writer (Boarding School)
1864 Confederate Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tn on April - 12.
1864 Battle of Blair's Landing LA on April - 12.
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 this day in history.
1871 Ioannis Metaxas, Greek general/dictator (1936-41) on April - 12.
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 British annex Transvaal, in South Africa on this day in history.
1878 On April - 12 richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist
1878 William M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies on April - 12.