Historical Events In January - 12
Friday, 28 February 2020
1875 Kwang-su becomes emperor of China on January - 12.
1875 Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Ulla Bella) on January - 12.
1876 On this day in history the birth of Jack London, American author
1876 On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Venice Italy, composer
1878 On this day in history ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
1879 On January - 12 british Zulu War begins Lieutenant-General Chelmsford invades Zululand
1879 On this day in history british Zulu War begins: Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand
1882 On January - 12 jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist
1884 On January - 12 louis Horst, composer
1888 On January - 12 claude Delvincourt, composer
1890 Mordecai W Johnson, educator on this day in history.
1893 On January - 12 the birth of Hermann Goering, German Nazi leader
1893 Hermann Goering, propoganda minister (Nazi Germany) on January - 12.
1894 On January - 12 billy Gilbert, Louisville KY, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio)
1895 The National Trust is founded in Britain on January - 12.
1896 The first X-ray photo in US (Dr Henry Smith, Davidson NC) on this day in history.
1896 On January - 12 1st X-ray photo in US (Dr Henry Smith, Davidson NC)
1896 Rex Ingram, Ireland, actor/director (Elmer Gantry, God's Little Acre) on January - 12.
1897 On this day in history hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
1898 On January - 12 ito Hirobumi begins his third term as Prime Minister of Japan.
1898 On this day in history jose Forns y Cuadras, composer
1899 Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.
1900 On January - 12 freeland Colony founded in US
1900 On this day in history vaino Hannikainen, composer
1902 On January - 12 ibn Abdul-Aziz Saud, Kuwait, king (Saudi Arabia)
1903 Harry Houdini performs at Rembrandt theater, Amsterdam on January - 12.
1903 Rhodes Opera House burns in Boyertown PA, killing 170 on January - 12.
1903 On January - 12 igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist
1904 Southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison on January - 12.
1904 On January - 12 mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist
1906 First time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26) on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26)
1906 On January - 12 henny Youngman, England, comedian (Take my wife please...)
1907 On January - 12 britain grants responsible government to former colony of Transvaal