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 This day in History - February 12
434 Historic Events for February 12
1882

Walter Vaes, Flemish painter/etcher

Birth
1882

Social-Democratic Union forms in Amsterdam

Event
1883

Ludwig Stossel, Austria, actor (Man With a Camera)

Birth
1884

Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist

Birth
1885

Julius Streicher, German district leader (Strmer)

Birth
1885

Licinio Refice, composer

Birth
1885

Carl Peters founds German East-Africa Society

Event
1886

Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer

Birth
1886

Michel Brusselmans, composer

Birth
1886

P J Edvard Backstr”m, Swedish writer, dies at 44

Death
1886

2nd British govt of Salisbury forms

Event
1889

Andrew Greenwood, cricketer (batted in Eng's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies

Death
1889

C‚sar Francks Symphony in D, premieres

Event
1889

Henrik Ibsens "Fruen fra Haven," premieres in Oslo

Event
1891

Max Terhune, actor (Arizona Stagecoach, Hit the Saddle, Range Justice)

Birth
1891

Maurice Yvain, composer

Birth
1891

Cecil Dixon, cricket off-spinner (1 Test for S Africa, 3-118, pair)

Birth
1893

Marcel G J Minnaert, Dutch astronomer

Birth
1893

Omar Bradley, General of Army WW II (GI General)

Birth
1894

Hans Guido von Blow, German conductor

Birth
1896

Isaac Murphy, jockey, 628 wins on 1,412 mounts (44.5%), dies at 35

Death
1896

Charles Louis Ambrose Thomas, French composer (Mignon), dies at 84

Death
1898

Wallace Ford, [Samuel Jones Grundy], Batton England, actor (Deputy)

Birth
1898

[Le]Roy Harris, Okla, composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home)

Birth
1899

-47øF (-44øC), Camp Clarke, Nebraska (state record)

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