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 This day in History - January 12
396 Historic Events for January 12
1842

Franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherland Antilles

Event
1851

Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72

Death
1852

Joseph J C Joffre, French fieldmarshal (Indo China, Marne)

Birth
1853

Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro, Italian mathematician (tensor analysis)

Birth
1856

L'udov¡t St£r, Slovaaks author/linguistic (Das Slawentum), dies at 40

Death
1856

John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)

Birth
1860

Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Cura‡ao (christened slaves), dies at 63

Death
1861

FL state troops demand surrender of Ft Pickens

Event
1861

V clav Hanka, Czech author/translator/forger, dies at 69

Death
1863

President Davis delivers his "State of Confederacy" address

Event
1863

Vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer

Birth
1865

-13] Union fleet bombs Fort Fisher NC

Event
1867

Leo Tolstoy's "Smert Ioonna Groznogo," premieres in St Petersburg

Event
1867

Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74

Death
1871

Paul Guthnick, German astronomer

Birth
1875

Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Ulla Bella)

Birth
1876

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Venice Italy, composer

Birth
1876

Jack London, writer/socialist (Call of the Wild)

Birth
1876

Ferenc Moln r, writer

Birth
1878

Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)

Birth
1879

British Zulu War begins: Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand

Event
1880

Ida Gr„fin von Hahn-Hahn, author (Aus der Gesellschaft), dies at 74

Death
1882

Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist

Birth
1884

Louis Horst, composer

Birth
1888

Claude Delvincourt, composer

Birth