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 This day in History - March 12
440 Historic Events for March 12
1821

Luitpold von Bayern, Prince-regent of Bayern

Birth
1821

John Abbott, Qu‚bec Canada, (C) 3rd Canadian PM (1891-92)

Birth
1823

William Flank Perry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

Birth
1824

Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer, dies at 48

Death
1824

Gustav R Kirchoff, Prussia, physicist (spectral analysis)

Birth
1826

Robert Lowry, composer

Birth
1827

William Richard Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

Birth
1827

John Robert Jones, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

Birth
1830

William Felix Brantley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1870

Birth
1831

Johann Franz Volkert, composer, dies at 64

Death
1831

Clement Studebaker, automobile pioneer (Studebaker)

Birth
1832

Daniel Friedrich Kuhlau, German/Danish opera composer, dies at 45

Death
1832

Charles Boycott, Ireland, estate manager/caused boycotts

Birth
1834

Karl W Feuerbach, mathematician (circle of Feuerbach), dies at 33

Death
1835

Simon Newcomb, US, scientist/mathematician/astronomer

Birth
1837

Felix Alexandre Guilmant, composer

Birth
1838

William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)

Birth
1840

Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61

Death
1848

Cyrill Kistler, composer

Birth
1848

2nd republic established in France

Event
1849

1st gold seekers arrive in Nicaragua en route to Calif

Event
1850

1st US $20 gold piece issued

Event
1852

Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer, dies at 75

Death
1855

John White, composer

Birth
1857

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice

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