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 This day in History - October 12
406 Historic Events for October 12
1881

Henry M Stanley signs contract with Congo monarch

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1881

Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer

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1881

William Nigh, Berlin Wisconsin, director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong)

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1882

Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer

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1884

Godfrey Tearle, English/US actor (39 Steps)

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1886

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 2nd Stain" (BG)

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1886

Karl Dane, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Son of the Sheik)

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1886

Hurricane and sea surge kills 250 at Indianola Texas

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1890

Luis de Freitas Branco, composer

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1891

Edith Stein, German philosopher

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1891

Astronomical Society of France is inaugurated

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1892

Pledge of Allegiance 1st recited in public schools

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1893

Pall Isolfsson, composer

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1894

Charles Hodge, Calif, NYU professor (Answers for Americans)

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1894

Elisabeth A de Vreugd, chambermaid of Dutch queen

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1896

Eugenio Montale, Italy, poet/translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975)

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1899

South Africa Boer Republic declares war on England

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1901

Theodore Roosevelt renames "Executive Mansion," "The White House"

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1902

Dirk A M Binnendijk, critic (Authoritarian Regimes in Transistion)

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1903

Lyric Theater opens at 213 W 42nd St NYC

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1903

Grayson Kirk, Jeffersonville Ohio, educator

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1905

Rick Ferrell, baseball Hall of Fame catcher

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1906

Edmund Charles Wolf Myers, soldier/engineer

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1906

Joe Cronin, baseball (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL Pres)

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1906

Willy Hess, composer

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