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Historical Events In August - 12

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

1876  On August - 12 madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  Off Newport Rhode Island, the US yacht Madeleine beats the Countess Dufferin from Toronto in two straight heats in the 4th America's Cup on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On this day in history mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  On this day in history thomas Edison invents the Edisonphone, a sound recording device  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  Thomas Edison invents Edisonphone, a sound recording device on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  James Drummond, historical painter, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  First National Archery Association tournament (Chicago) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On August - 12 the Intercolonial Railway gains access to Quebec by purchasing the Grand Trunk line between Quebec and Rivière du Loup.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On August - 12 1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Christy Mathewson, HOF baseball pitcher (Won 37 in 1908) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1881  The birth of Cecil B. De Mille, Hollywood producer/director on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  Cecil B deMille, Mass, directed God (10 Commandments, Cleopatra) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On August - 12 great Western Railway, controlling 1,009 miles of track is merged into the Grand Trunk System.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  On August - 12 the last quagga dies at the Artis Magistra zoo in Amsterdam.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Jan Schouten, Dutch co-founder (Daily Trouw)/chairman (ARP) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Last Quagga, zebra with less slashes (in Artis), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  Bill Murdoch scores 1st Test Cricket double-century, 211 at The Oval on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On August - 12 frank Arthur Swinnerton, England, novelist (Summer Storm, Sanctuary)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  Alexander Albrecht, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  On August - 12 georg Curtius, German classical/linguist/philologist, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  W G Grace made his highest Test Cricket score, v Aust, The Oval on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Thomas Edison makes the first sound recording on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes first motor tour on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes 1st motor tour on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Marion Lorne, Phila, actress (Strangers on a Train, Girl Rush) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On this day in history james Russell Lowell, poet/critic/diplomat, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Howard Smith, Attleboro Mass, actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Gold discovered at Klondike River at Dawson on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Thomas Chamberlain, officer of the 20th Maine at the Battle of Gettysburg on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  British naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  On August - 12 manuel Blancafort, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Hawaii formally annexed to US on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Peace protocol ends Spanish-American War, signed on August - 12.  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  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On this day in history birth of willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  On August - 12 birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 12

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0030  Death of Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1424  On August - 12 death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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