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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1811

Louis-Charles-Joseph Rey, composer, dies at 52

Death
1812

Louis Ludwig Blenker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

Birth
1812

Edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book)

Birth
1813

Johann Czerski, German chaplin

Birth
1814

Robert Treat Paine, US judge (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 83

Death
1820

Florence Nightingale, Florence Italy, nurse (Crimean War)

Birth
1825

Stanislao Mattei, composer, dies at 75

Death
1825

Elias Mann, composer, dies at 75

Death
1828

Gabriel Dante Rossetti, England, poet/painter, Pre-Raphaelite

Birth
1828

D G Rossetti, writer

Birth
1829

Paul Karrer, composer

Birth
1832

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore," premieres in Milan

Event
1835

Charles Darwin visits copper mines in North Chile

Event
1842

Jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid)

Birth
1843

Johann Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 74

Death
1845

Gabriel Urbain Faur‚, Pamiers France, composer (Requiem, Ballade)

Birth
1845

August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet/interpreter/critic, dies at 77

Death
1849

Willem Alexander PFL crowned king Willem III in Amsterdam

Event
1852

John Richardson, Canadian writer (War of 1812), dies

Death
1861

Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer, dies at 50

Death
1861

Ivan Caryll, (US?) composer (Pink Lady)

Birth
1862

Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana

Event
1863

Charles Bordes, composer

Birth
1863

Battle of Raymond, Miss

Event
1864

Abner Monroe Perrin, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 37

Death