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Historical Events In August - 12

Sunday, 21 April 2019

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

1876  On August - 12 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 Whatsapp

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

1877  On this day in history james Drummond, historical painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  First National Archery Association tournament (Chicago) on this day in history.  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  1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Christy Mathewson, HOF baseball pitcher (Won 37 in 1908) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1882  On this day in history great Western Railway, controlling 1,009 miles of track is merged into the Grand Trunk System.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1883  On this day in history jan Schouten, Dutch co-founder (Daily Trouw)/chairman (ARP)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1884  Bill Murdoch scores 1st Test Cricket double-century, 211 at The Oval on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  Frank Arthur Swinnerton, England, novelist (Summer Storm, Sanctuary) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1887  Thomas Edison makes the first sound recording on August - 12.  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  On August - 12 bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes 1st motor tour  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  On August - 12 al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On August - 12 james Russell Lowell, poet/critic/diplomat, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Howard Smith, Attleboro Mass, actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel) on August - 12.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1897  Manuel Blancafort, composer on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Hawaii formally annexed to US on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Peace protocol ends Spanish-American War, signed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1503  On August - 12 birth of christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)  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 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  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 this day in history.  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  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on August - 12.  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  Philip VI, king of France, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1424  Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on this day in history.  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  On August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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