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Historical Events In August - 12

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

1638  On this day in history johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1658  On this day in history 1st US police corps forms (New Amsterdam)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  On August - 12 gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  On August - 12 english fleet beat Dutch fleet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  On August - 12 philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1676  King Philip's War (vs Wampanoag Indians) ends in New England on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  1st war between American colonists & Indians ends in New England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1676  On this day in history king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1696  Maurice Greene, composer on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1728  On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1744  Rowland Hill, preacher on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1750  On August - 12 rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1751  On August - 12 johann Baptist Lasser, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  On August - 12 thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1757  On August - 12 aLF, alien life form (ALF)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  Battle of Kunersdorf on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1762  On this day in history george IV, king of England (1820-30)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1774  Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1778  Francis Horner, politician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1781  On August - 12 robert Mills, US, architect (Washington Monument)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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).  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1797  On August - 12 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  Dr Joseph Lister is 1st surgeon to use disinfectant during surgery on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On this day in history daniel Davidson Bidwell, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On August - 12 oliver Mowat, a founder of the Canadian Confederation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1566  On August - 12 birth of isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On August - 12 birth of willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On August - 12 birth of giovanni Legrenzi, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  On August - 12 birth of tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  On this day in history birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1158  On this day in history anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1350  On August - 12 philip VI, king of France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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