Historical Events In October - 12
Sunday, 01 October 2023
1820 Elias Annes Borger, theologist/poet (Ode on the Rhine), dies at 36 on October - 12.
1822 2nd eruption of Galunggung (Java) destroys summit of mountain on this day in history.
1822 On October - 12 joseph Haydn Potter, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1823 On this day in history charles Macintosh of Scotland begins selling raincoats (Macs)
1829 Jacobus Blue, Dutch regent/patriot, dies at about 73 on this day in history.
1832 On October - 12 walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin)
1833 Charles Darwin begins return trip to Buenos Aires on October - 12.
1836 On October - 12 18" of snow falls in Bridgewater NY
1837 Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina, Queen of Netherlands, dies at 62 on October - 12.
1840 On this day in history helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian
1844 On this day in history george W Cable, American writer (Northampton Years)
1844 On this day in history claude Tillier, French journalist/writer (My Uncle Benjamin), dies
1845 On this day in history amintore Galli, composer
1850 On this day in history 1st women's medical school (Women's Medical College of Penns), opens
1853 On this day in history john Morrissey wins boxing title, when Yankee Sullivan leaves ring after 36th round to slug Morrissey's fans
1854 On this day in history lincoln University founded as Ashmun Institute
1855 On this day in history arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic)
1858 Ando Hiroshige, Japanese painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1860 On October - 12 british and French troops capture Peking
1860 British & French troops capture Beijing on October - 12.
1860 On October - 12 elmer A Sperry, inventor (gyrocompass)
1860 On October - 12 henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces, dies at 73
1861 Confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi on this day in history.
1861 Confederate ironclad Manassas attack Union's Richmond on Mississippi on this day in history.
1862 Maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi on this day in history.
1862 On October - 12 jEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan"
1864 On this day in history roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87
1865 William Vincent Wallace, composer, dies at 53 on October - 12.
1866 Antonie Waldrop, painter/lithographer on October - 12.
1870 Robert E Lee, General of Confederate Army, dies at 63 on October - 12.
1871 Pres Grant condemns Ku Klux Klan on October - 12.
1872 Montreal Foot Ball Club 1st game playing Quebec City to 0-0 tie on October - 12.
1872 On October - 12 ralph Vaughan Williams, Down Amp England, composer (Hugh the Drover)
1875 Aleister [Edward S] Crowley, (75 pseudonames), British occultist on October - 12.