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Historical Events In May - 12

Monday, 03 August 2020

1689  On this day in history england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1695  On May - 12 english king Willem III departs to Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1700  On this day in history luigi Vanvitelli, Italian architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1701  On this day in history drenthe adopts Gregorian calendar (yesterday is 4/29/1701)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1733  On May - 12 maria Theresa crowned queen of Bohemia in Prague  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1737  On this day in history cornelis van Alkemade, historian, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1739  On May - 12 jan Krtitel Vanhal, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1751  On May - 12 gaetano Manna, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1754  On May - 12 franz Anton Hoffmeister, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  Turgot, French minister of Finance, resigns on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1776  On this day in history juan Bros y Bertomel, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  The first ice cream advertisement (Philip Lenzi-New York Gazette) on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  1st ice cream advertisement (Philip Lenzi-NY Gazette) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  Charleston SC falls to the British (Revolutionary War) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  On this day in history british troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1789  On May - 12 society of St Tammany is formed by Revolutionary War soldiers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1789  Society of St Tammany is formed by Revolutionary War soldiers. It later becomes an infamous group of NYC political bosses on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1790  [Johannes] Carsten Hauch, Danish writer on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  Toilet that flushes itself at regular intervals is patented on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  On May - 12 johann P Uz, German poet (Theodicee), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1797  On this day in history first Coalition: Napoleon I of France conquers Venice.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1797  Johann Hermann Kufferath, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1803  Justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist (agricultural chemics) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1804  Robert Baldwin, (L) help establish govt in Canada (or 1904) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  On May - 12 amos Beebe Eaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1877  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  On May - 12 louis-Charles-Joseph Rey, composer, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  On May - 12 edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  On May - 12 johann Czerski, German chaplin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  Robert Treat Paine, US judge (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  The birth of Florence Nightingale, English pioneer of nursing on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On this day in history florence Nightingale, Florence Italy, nurse (Crimean War)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  The first big battle of the Greek War of Independence against the Turks occurs in Valtetsi on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  Elias Mann, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On this day in history the birth of Dante Rossetti, English artist and poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1401  Emperor Shōkō (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1496  Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1560) was born on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor General of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On this day in history birth of louis Hennepin, Flemish missionary (d. 1705)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1662  Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  August II, the Strong One, King of Poland (355 children) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  On this day in history birth of frederick Augustus I of Poland (d. 1733)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0912  Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912), dies at 45 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1003  Gerbert, French scholar, dies in Rome on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1012  Sergius IV, [Pietro Crescentii], Italian Pope (1009-12), dies on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1382  Johanna I, Queen of Naples/Provence, dies on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1465  Death of Thomas Palaeologus, Despot of the Despotate of Morea on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  On this day in history george Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Death of Thomas Wentworth, English viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  Death of Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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