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Historical Events In December - 12

Tuesday, 02 March 2021

1791  On this day in history bank of US opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  On this day in history in Vienna, Ludwig Von Beethoven (22) receives 1st lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1800  On this day in history washington DC established as capital of US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1805  On December - 12 henry Wells, founder (American Express Co & Wells Fargo & Co)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1806  Stand Watie, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1871 on December - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1812  On December - 12 french invasion of Russia comes to an end.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1812  On this day in history john Malchair, composer, dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1818  Paul Octave Hebert, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1880 on December - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1821  Gustave Flaubert, France, novelist (Madame Bovary) on December - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1822  Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1830  Joseph Orville Shelby, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897 on December - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1832  On December - 12 abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (liberal)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1833  Matthias Hohner, German manufacturer (harmonica) on December - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  On this day in history georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1836  Giuseppe Farinelli, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1838  On this day in history sherburne W Burnham, US, astronomer (binary stars)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1843  Willem I Frederik, King of Netherlands (1814-40), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1848  William Vanderbilt, yachtsman (donated Vanderbilt Cup) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  1st Canadian coins circulated (1 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent & 20 cent) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1859  First train operated over the Victoria Railway Bridge, Montreal. The first passenger train crossed the structure on December 17, 1859 and it was formally opened by the Prince of Wales, later to become King Edward VII, on August 25, 1860. The original structure was a single-track iron tubular bridge. The tube, when first constructed, was entirely enclosed and there were ventilation problems. Later a slit 20" wide was cut in the tube the full length of the bridge to permit the emission of smoke on December - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1859  Edward Bradley, horse owner (1st to own 4 Kentucky Derby winners) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  On December - 12 confederate torpedo (mine) sinks USS Cairo in Yazoo River.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  On December - 12 battle of Dumfries, VA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  On this day in history the birth of Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  Edvard Munch, Norway, painter/print maker (The Scream) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  On December - 12 alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  On this day in history joseph Rainey (SC) became first black sworn into House of Reps  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  On December - 12 joseph Rainey (SC) became 1st black sworn into House of Reps  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  On December - 12 jules Janssen discovers dark lines in solar corona spectrum  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1872  Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  Volter A Kilpi, Finnish writer (Alastalon salissa) on December - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1875  On this day in history desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  On December - 12 jose M de Alencar, Brazilian writer/minister of Justice, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1298  Albert II of Austria (d. 1358) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1418  On this day in history birth of albert VI of Austria (d. 1463)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1574  On December - 12 birth of anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1574  On this day in history birth of anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  On this day in history birth of heinrich Steuccius, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1610  On this day in history birth of saint Vasilije (d. 1671)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1630  Olof Rudbeck, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  On this day in history birth of francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0884  On December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1112  On this day in history tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1204  On this day in history maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1212  On December - 12 death of geoffrey, Archbishop of York  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1263  Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1574  On this day in history death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1600  On this day in history john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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