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 This day in History - November 12
361 Historic Events for November 12
1754

Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58

Death
1755

Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst, Prussia milt/minister of War (1807-10)

Birth
1757

Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Zealand poet

Birth
1775

General Washington forbids recruiting officers enlisting blacks

Event
1790

Letitia Christian Tyler, 1st wife of President Tyler

Birth
1793

Jean-Sylvain, French historian (Napol‚on), executed at 53

Death
1802

Charles van Poucke, Flemish sculptor, dies at 62

Death
1813

Allied troops occupy Zwolle Neth

Event
1815

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Johnstown NY, suffragist (80 Years and More)

Birth
1815

Ida von Dringsfeld, German author (Vd Schelde bis zur Mas)

Birth
1817

Martin Gustav Nottebohm, composer

Birth
1817

Bah 'u'll h (Mirza Husayn Ali), founded Bah '¡ faith

Birth
1817

Carlo Pedrotti, composer

Birth
1823

Great North Holland Canal (Amsterdam) opens

Event
1823

Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer, dies at 75

Death
1827

Gustav Adolf Merkel, composer

Birth
1831

Anton Kerner Ritter von Marilaun, Austria botanist

Birth
1833

Aleksandr Porfirievich Borodin, Russia, composer (Robert LeDiable)

Birth
1840

Auguste Rodin, France, sculptor (Kiss, Thinker)

Birth
1841

John W Rayleigh, England, physicist (Nobel 1904)/Cambridge (1908-14)

Birth
1844

Octave Fouque, composer

Birth
1852

Georg Hellmesberger, composer, dies at 22

Death
1853

Oskar Panizza, writer

Birth
1858

Alexis Contant, composer

Birth
1859

Jules Leotard performs 1st Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris) He also designed garment that bears his name

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