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Historical Events In August - 12

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

1876  Madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1876  Mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1877  On this day in history thomas Edison invents Edisonphone, a sound recording device  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  James Drummond, historical painter, dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  First National Archery Association tournament (Chicago) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1880  On August - 12 christy Mathewson, HOF baseball pitcher (Won 37 in 1908)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  On this day in history the birth of Cecil B. De Mille, Hollywood producer/director  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1882  Great Western Railway, controlling 1,009 miles of track is merged into the Grand Trunk System on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1883  Jan Schouten, Dutch co-founder (Daily Trouw)/chairman (ARP) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1885  On this day in history alexander Albrecht, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1885  On this day in history georg Curtius, German classical/linguist/philologist, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On this day in history w G Grace made his highest Test Cricket score, v Aust, The Oval  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  On this day in history thomas Edison makes the first sound recording  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  Bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes first motor tour on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On this day in history bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes 1st motor tour  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On August - 12 marion Lorne, Phila, actress (Strangers on a Train, Girl Rush)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  On August - 12 al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  James Russell Lowell, poet/critic/diplomat, dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  Howard Smith, Attleboro Mass, actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel) on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  Gold discovered at Klondike River at Dawson on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  On August - 12 thomas Chamberlain, officer of the 20th Maine at the Battle of Gettysburg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On this day in history british naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Manuel Blancafort, composer on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  Hawaii formally annexed to US on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  On this day in history peace protocol ends Spanish-American War, signed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1592  Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1604  Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1626  On this day in history birth of giovanni Legrenzi, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1644  On August - 12 birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0875  On this day in history louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1158  On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1350  On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1546  On this day in history francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  On this day in history death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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