Historical Events In November - 12
Monday, 19 August 2019
1893 The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan on this day in history.
1893 Alexander Freiherr von Bach, premier of Austria (1852-59), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1896 Spyridon Xyndas, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1897 On November - 12 karl Marx, Germany, composer/conductor
1898 On November - 12 abraham J D van Oosten, Dutch poet/author (His Master's Voice)
1899 British troops reach Durban Natal on this day in history.
1900 World's Fair in Paris opens (50 million visitors) on November - 12.
1903 On November - 12 jack Oakie, Sedalia Mo, actor (Great Dictator, 1974 Photoplay Award)
1905 Martial law is declared in Russian-occupie Poland on this day in history.
1905 (November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic on this day in history.
1905 Evgeny Grigor'yevich Bruslovsky, composer on November - 12.
1906 C W Gregory (NSW v Qld) starts day at 48*, is 366* at stumps on this day in history.
1908 On November - 12 hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
1910 On this day in history first Movie stunt man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon
1910 On November - 12 1st Movie stunt: man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon
1910 On November - 12 a "Dudley" Nourse, cricketer (son of Dave, brilliant S African bat)
1910 First Movie stunt: man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history the birth of Rev. Chad Varah, Founder of the 'Samaritans'
1911 Luc Estang, [Lucien Bastard], French writer (Stigmates) on November - 12.
1912 On this day in history the bodies of the members of Scott's Antarctic expedition are found.
1912 On November - 12 robert Scott's diary & dead body found in Antarctica
1912 Alphonse [Tuffy] Leemans, NFL fullback (NY Giants) on this day in history.
1912 Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58 on this day in history.
1914 Turks sultan Jamal Pasja declares a German holy war on November - 12.
1914 On November - 12 edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx, Dutch theologist
1915 Britain annexes Gilbert &Ellice Islands on November - 12.
1915 Haiti approves the treaty making it a U.S. protectorate on November - 12.
1915 On November - 12 britain annexes Gilbert & Ellice archipelago
1915 On November - 12 roland Barthes, French literary critic (L'Empire des Signer)
1916 On this day in history jean Papineau-Couture, composer
1917 On November - 12 joseph Coors, CEO (Adolph Coors Co Brewery)
1918 On this day in history emperor Karl of Austria-Hungary abdicates, Austria becomes a republic
1918 Jo Stafford, Coalinga Calif, singer (I'll Never Smile Again) on November - 12.
1919 On November - 12 ross &Smith start a 1 month flight from London to Australia