Historical Events In July - 12
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1850 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States on July - 12.
1854 The birth of George Eastman, American pioneer in photography on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history george Eastman, Waterville NY, inventor (Kodak camera)
1859 Paper bag manufacturing machine patented by William Goodale, Mass on July - 12.
1859 Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass on July - 12.
1861 On July - 12 anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer
1862 Congress authorizes Medal of Honor on July - 12.
1862 The United States Medal of Honor is created on July - 12.
1864 On July - 12 george Washington Carver, botanist (studied the peanut) [or Jan 10]
1868 On July - 12 stefan George, Germany, lyric poet (Algabal)
1871 North America's first public narrow gauge railway, the Toronto and Nipissing, is opened for traffic between Toronto and Uxbridge. The 3'6" gauge line was converted to standard by 1884 on this day in history.
1874 On July - 12 ontario Agricultural College founded
1874 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "The Gloria Scott" (BG)
1874 On this day in history fritz Reuter, writer, dies at 63
1876 On July - 12 paul Henry discovers asteroid #164 Eva
1876 On July - 12 the birth of Max Jacob, French poet
1878 On July - 12 fever epidemic in New Orleans begin, it will kill 4,500
1881 Ludwig Rubiner, writer [or June 12] on July - 12.
1882 The first ocean pier in US completed, Washington, DC on this day in history.
1882 On July - 12 1st ocean pier in US completed, Washington, DC
1882 On this day in history alfred Humphreys Pease, composer, dies at 44
1883 Hermann Zopff, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1884 The birth of Amedeo Modigliani, Italian artist on July - 12.
1884 On this day in history louis B. Mayer, Dymer, Ukraine, American film producer and creator of the star system (MGM)
1885 George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer on this day in history.
1886 Jean Hersholt, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Men in White, Aryan) on July - 12.
1888 Tojohiko Kagawa, Japan, Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat) on July - 12.
1895 The birth of Buckminster Fuller, American architect on July - 12.
1895 Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner) on July - 12.
1897 Felix Godefroid, composer, dies at 78 on July - 12.
1898 Jean-Baptiste Marchand hoists French flag in Fashoda Sudan on July - 12.
1898 Paul Voulet, French captain/mass murderer in Senegal, dies on this day in history.
1899 On July - 12 esquire Mauritius A de Savornin Lohman, gov of Suriname, dies at 67
1900 On July - 12 114ø F (46ø C), Basin, Wyoming (state record)