Historical Events In August - 12
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
1638 Johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81 on this day in history.
1644 Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer on August - 12.
1654 On this day in history cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76
1658 1st US police corps forms (New Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1660 Gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33 on August - 12.
1665 On this day in history english fleet beat Dutch fleet
1674 Philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies on August - 12.
1675 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 August - 12.
1676 On August - 12 king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death
1687 On this day in history charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders
1689 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 on August - 12.
1696 Maurice Greene, composer on this day in history.
1715 On August - 12 nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies
1720 On August - 12 martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian
1728 On August - 12 henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61
1744 Rowland Hill, preacher on August - 12.
1750 Rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies on August - 12.
1751 Johann Baptist Lasser, composer on August - 12.
1753 Thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables) on this day in history.
1757 ALF, alien life form (ALF) on this day in history.
1759 On August - 12 battle of Kunersdorf
1762 On this day in history george IV, king of England (1820-30)
1774 Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson on August - 12.
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 On this day in history john FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77
1812 Dr Joseph Lister is 1st surgeon to use disinfectant during surgery on August - 12.
1812 On August - 12 jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
1819 Daniel Davidson Bidwell, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on August - 12.
1820 On this day in history oliver Mowat, a founder of the Canadian Confederation