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 This day in History - June 12
400 Historic Events for June 12
1845

George Abernethy becomes 1st governor of Oregon Country

Event
1849

Gas mask patented by Lewis Haslett (Louisville Ky)

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1850

Jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77

Death
1851

Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer

Birth
1853

John C de Jonge, Dutch historian/archivist, dies at 60

Death
1857

Achille Simonetti, composer

Birth
1858

Cornelis Smit, Dutch ship builder/ship owner, dies at 74

Death
1858

William Horsley, composer, dies at 83

Death
1859

Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered

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1861

Missouri Governor Claiborne Jackson calls for 50,000 volunteers to stop Federates from taking over his state

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1864

Skirmish at Mcafee's Cross Road Georgia, about 57 dies in battle

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1864

Lee sends Early into Shenandoah Valley

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1867

Austro-Hungarian Empire forms

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1874

Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer

Birth
1875

9th Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard Calvin wins in 2:42¬

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1876

Narciso Garay, composer

Birth
1877

Thomas C Hart, US admiral (Asiatic fleet)

Birth
1878

James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog)

Birth
1878

Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer [Head of Jut], dies at 26

Death
1880

1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve

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1880

John Lee Richmond pitches 1st major league perfect game, Worcester 1, Cleveland's Forest City 0

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1881

Juan de Hernandez, composer

Birth
1885

Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)

Birth
1885

Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France

Event
1887

Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41

Death