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Historical Events In May - 12

Thursday, 28 September 2023

1875  1st recorded shutout in pro baseball, Chicago 1, St Louis 0 on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  On May - 12 harold, grandson of English queen Victoria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  On May - 12 henri A Esquiros, French poet (Evangile du peuple), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  On May - 12 ottawa Rough Riders 1st outside competition vs Britannia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  On May - 12 lincoln Ellsworth, led 1st transarctic, transantarctic flights  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  On May - 12 treaty of Bardo, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  On May - 12 tunisia becomes a French protectorate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  On May - 12 france sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Czech composer (2 Widows), dies at 60 on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1885  Battle of Batoche, French Canadians rebel against Canada on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  Albert Saverys, Flemish painter on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  Nandor Zsolt, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On this day in history crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  On May - 12 otto Frank, father of Anne Frank  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  Louisiana legalized prize fighting on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On May - 12 riot against tax increase in Paramaribo Suriname  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  Cleo Ridgely, NY, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama) on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  On May - 12 jiddu Krishnamurti, India, philosopher (Songs of Life) [NS=May 22]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  On this day in history juan Morel Campos, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On May - 12 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On May - 12 battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Neth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Ulrika "Minna" Cant-Johnstown, Finnish playwright, dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Battle at Thessalië: Turkish army beats Greece on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  On May - 12 louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On May - 12 boer attack under Sarel Eloff, about 70 killed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On May - 12 lord Roberts' troops occupies Crown city  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  Helene Weigel, Austria/German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage) on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  President McKinley visits San Fransisco on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  Pres McKinley visits SF on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  Hyam Greenbaum, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  United Mine Workers leader John Mitchell leads his 147,000 anthracite coal workers out of the pits to begin a 5-month strike that cripples the United States on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1401  On this day in history birth of emperor Shōkō (d. 1428)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1496  Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1560) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1590  On May - 12 birth of cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1621)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor General of New France (d. 1698)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1662  On this day in history birth of jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1670  Frederick Augustus I of Poland (d. 1733) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0912  Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912), dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1012  Sergius IV, [Pietro Crescentii], Italian Pope (1009-12), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1382  On this day in history johanna I, Queen of Naples/Provence, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1465  On May - 12 death of thomas Palaeologus, Despot of the Despotate of Morea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1634  George Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies on May - 12.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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


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