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 This day in History - July 12
358 Historic Events for July 12
1817

Karl Drais von Sauerbronn demonstrates bicycle course

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1817

1st flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)

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1821

Cesare Dominiceti, composer

Birth
1821

Daniel Harvey Hill, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1889

Birth
1839

Christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62

Death
1840

Abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist

Birth
1843

Mormon leader Joseph Smith say God OKs polygamy

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1844

Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63

Death
1849

William Osler, Canada, physician/author (circulatory system)

Birth
1850

Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States

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1854

George Eastman, Waterville NY, inventor (Kodak camera)

Birth
1859

Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass

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1861

Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer

Birth
1862

Federal troops occupy Helena Arkansas

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1862

Congress authorizes Medal of Honor

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1864

George Washington Carver, botanist (studied the peanut) [or Jan 10]

Birth
1868

Stefan George, Germany, lyric poet (Algabal)

Birth
1872

Emil H cha, lawyer/president (Czechoslovakia)

Birth
1874

Fritz Reuter, writer, dies at 63

Death
1874

Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "Gloria Scott" (BG)

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1874

Ontario Agricultural College founded

Event
1878

Fever epidemic in New Orleans begin, it will kill 4,500

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1881

Ludwig Rubiner, writer [or June 12]

Birth
1882

Alfred Humphreys Pease, composer, dies at 44

Death
1882

1st ocean pier in US completed, Washington, DC

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