Historical Events In August - 12
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
1638 On this day in history johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81
1644 Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer on August - 12.
1654 Cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1658 On this day in history 1st US police corps forms (New Amsterdam)
1660 On August - 12 gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33
1665 On August - 12 english fleet beat Dutch fleet
1674 On August - 12 philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies
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 August - 12.
1676 1st war between American colonists & Indians ends in New England on this day in history.
1676 On this day in history king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death
1687 Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders on August - 12.
1689 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 on August - 12.
1696 Maurice Greene, composer on August - 12.
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 On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61
1744 Rowland Hill, preacher on August - 12.
1750 On August - 12 rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies
1751 On August - 12 johann Baptist Lasser, composer
1753 On August - 12 thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)
1757 On August - 12 aLF, alien life form (ALF)
1759 Battle of Kunersdorf on August - 12.
1762 On this day in history george IV, king of England (1820-30)
1774 Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson on this day in history.
1778 Francis Horner, politician on this day in history.
1781 On August - 12 robert Mills, US, architect (Washington Monument)
1793 On this day in history the Rhône départment is created when the former département of Rhône-et-Loire was split into two: Rhône and Loire (Lêre).
1797 On August - 12 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73
1811 John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1812 Dr Joseph Lister is 1st surgeon to use disinfectant during surgery on this day in history.
1812 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1819 On this day in history daniel Davidson Bidwell, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1820 On August - 12 oliver Mowat, a founder of the Canadian Confederation