Historical Events In May - 12
Friday, 14 August 2020
1875 1st recorded shutout in pro baseball, Chicago 1, St Louis 0 on this day in history.
1876 On May - 12 harold, grandson of English queen Victoria
1876 On May - 12 henri A Esquiros, French poet (Evangile du peuple), dies at 63
1877 On May - 12 ottawa Rough Riders 1st outside competition vs Britannia
1880 On May - 12 lincoln Ellsworth, led 1st transarctic, transantarctic flights
1881 On May - 12 treaty of Bardo, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate
1881 Tunisia becomes a French protectorate on May - 12.
1881 France sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony on May - 12.
1884 On this day in history bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Czech composer (2 Widows), dies at 60
1885 On this day in history battle of Batoche, French Canadians rebel against Canada
1886 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer
1888 Crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history otto Frank, father of Anne Frank
1890 Louisiana legalized prize fighting on May - 12.
1891 Riot against tax increase in Paramaribo Suriname on this day in history.
1894 Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC on May - 12.
1894 On May - 12 cleo Ridgely, NY, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama)
1895 On May - 12 jiddu Krishnamurti, India, philosopher (Songs of Life) [NS=May 22]
1896 Juan Morel Campos, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Netherlands
1897 Battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece on this day in history.
1897 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Neth on May - 12.
1897 Ulrika "Minna" Cant-Johnstown, Finnish playwright, dies at 53 on May - 12.
1897 On May - 12 battle at Thessalië: Turkish army beats Greece
1898 Louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters on May - 12.
1900 Boer attack under Sarel Eloff, about 70 killed on this day in history.
1900 On May - 12 lord Roberts' troops occupies Crown city
1900 On May - 12 helene Weigel, Austria/German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage)
1901 President McKinley visits San Fransisco on this day in history.
1901 Pres McKinley visits SF on this day in history.
1901 Hyam Greenbaum, composer on May - 12.
1902 On this day in history 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
1902 On May - 12 heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor