Historical Events In July - 12
Thursday, 21 February 2019
1704 On July - 12 stanislaw Leszcynski becomes king of part of Poland
1712 Richard Cromwell, English Lord Protector (1658-59), dies at 85 on July - 12.
1730 The birth of Josiah Wedgwood, English potter on July - 12.
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 this day in history evaristo EF dall' Abaco, Ital cellist/composer, dies on 67th birthday
1745 On this day in history warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlies frigate Doutelle [NS]
1749 On this day in history charles de la Boische, Marquis de Beauharnois, Governor of New France
1757 Christian Danner, composer on July - 12.
1771 James Cook sails Endeavour back to Downs England on July - 12.
1773 On this day in history johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer, dies at 76
1774 On this day in history citizens of Carlisle, Penn. pass a declaration of independence
1774 On this day in history citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence
1776 On July - 12 capt Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean
1785 On July - 12 1st manned flight by gas balloon in Netherlands
1794 Heinrich Christian Pander, Russian zoologist on this day in history.
1801 Battle at Algeciras: British fleet beats French & Spanish on July - 12.
1801 John Hill Hewitt, composer on this day in history.
1802 On July - 12 charles-Louis Hanssens, composer
1804 Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies after being shot in a duel on this day in history.
1804 On July - 12 alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken
1806 The Holy Roman Empire that has existed since Christmas of 800 ends in the Confederation of the Rhine organized under French auspices on July - 12.
1807 On this day in history silas Casey, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1812 On July - 12 uS forces led by Gen Hull invade Canada (War of 1812)
1817 The birth of Henry Thoreau, American author on July - 12.
1817 On this day in history the first flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)
1817 On July - 12 1st flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)
1817 On this day in history henry David Thoreau, Concord Mass, naturalist/pacifist (Walden Pond)
1821 Cesare Dominiceti, composer on July - 12.
1839 Christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1840 On July - 12 abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist
1843 On July - 12 mormon leader Joseph Smith say God OKs polygamy
1844 On July - 12 charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63
1849 William Osler, Canada, physician/author (circulatory system) on this day in history.