Historical Events In July - 12
Friday, 07 August 2020
1704 On this day in history stanislaw Leszcynski becomes king of part of Poland
1712 Richard Cromwell, English Lord Protector (1658-59), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1730 The birth of Josiah Wedgwood, English potter on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history lorenzo Corsini chosen as Pope Clemens XII
1730 Josiah Wedgwood, England, pottery designer/manufacturer (Wedgwood) on July - 12.
1742 On July - 12 evaristo EF dall' Abaco, Ital cellist/composer, dies on 67th birthday
1745 Warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlies frigate Doutelle [NS] on this day in history.
1749 On July - 12 charles de la Boische, Marquis de Beauharnois, Governor of New France
1757 Christian Danner, composer on this day in history.
1771 James Cook sails Endeavour back to Downs England on this day in history.
1773 On July - 12 johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer, dies at 76
1774 Citizens of Carlisle, Penn. pass a declaration of independence on this day in history.
1774 On July - 12 citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence
1776 Capt Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean on this day in history.
1785 1st manned flight by gas balloon in Netherlands on July - 12.
1794 Heinrich Christian Pander, Russian zoologist on this day in history.
1801 Battle at Algeciras: British fleet beats French & Spanish on this day in history.
1801 John Hill Hewitt, composer on July - 12.
1802 On this day in history charles-Louis Hanssens, composer
1804 On July - 12 former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies after being shot in a duel.
1804 Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken on this day in history.
1806 On this day in history the Holy Roman Empire that has existed since Christmas of 800 ends in the Confederation of the Rhine organized under French auspices
1807 On July - 12 silas Casey, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1812 US forces led by Gen Hull invade Canada (War of 1812) on July - 12.
1817 On July - 12 the birth of Henry Thoreau, American author
1817 On this day in history the first flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)
1817 On this day in history 1st flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)
1817 Henry David Thoreau, Concord Mass, naturalist/pacifist (Walden Pond) on this day in history.
1821 On July - 12 cesare Dominiceti, composer
1839 On July - 12 christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62
1840 On July - 12 abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist
1843 Mormon leader Joseph Smith say God OKs polygamy on this day in history.
1844 Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 on July - 12.
1849 On July - 12 william Osler, Canada, physician/author (circulatory system)