Historical Events In August - 12
Sunday, 21 April 2019
1898 On August - 12 oscar Homolka, Vienna Austria, actor (I Remember Mama)
1899 Alfred Kantorowicz, German historian (Spanish Diary) on August - 12.
1900 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer on August - 12.
1900 On August - 12 james E Keeler, US astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42
1901 Boer general Kritzinger driven out of Cape colony on this day in history.
1903 Frances Clode, CEO (WRVS) on August - 12.
1904 On August - 12 aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II [OS=July 30]
1905 On this day in history king Leopold II opens Central Station Antwerp
1905 Joan [Jacobus J] Remmelts, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Twee Vorstinnen) on August - 12.
1907 James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop on August - 12.
1908 Ford builds the first Model T on August - 12.
1908 On this day in history lord Renton, QC/British govt minister
1909 Maurice Heath, air marshal on August - 12.
1910 Baroness Phillips, pres/general secretary (Natl Assn of Women) on this day in history.
1911 Cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexico, actor (Around World in 80 Days) on August - 12.
1911 On this day in history jozef Israels, painter, dies
1912 Jane Wyatt, Campgaw NJ, actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek) on this day in history.
1913 On August - 12 kurt Kaszner, Vienna Austria, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants)
1914 On this day in history cavalery battle at Halen, Belgium ("Battle der Zilveren Helmen")
1914 On August - 12 [Hendrik] Jan Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool)
1914 On this day in history john Philip Holland, submarine designer, dies
1915 On August - 12 "Of Human Bondage," by William Somerset Maugham, published
1915 Alex Wojciechowicz, NFL center (Lions, Eagles) on this day in history.
1916 Picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris on this day in history.
1917 Douglas Gunsekera, banker on August - 12.
1918 On August - 12 prv. Thomas Dinesen (42nd Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Parvillers, France
1918 On August - 12 sgt. Robert Spall Prices Patricia's Cdn. Light Infantry) wins the Victoria Cross at Parvillers, France
1919 On this day in history michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros)
1922 Dedication of Frederick Douglas' home in Wash DC as national shrine on August - 12.
1922 Arthur Griffith, Irish nationalist/president (Sinn Fein), dies on this day in history.
1923 Enrico Tiraboschi is first to swim English Channel westward on August - 12.
1923 Dutch AR-leader Coair replaces De Geer as minister of finances on August - 12.
1925 On this day in history kMA-AM in Shenandoah IA begins radio transmissions
1927 "Wings," the only silent film to win an Oscar for best picture, opens on August - 12.