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 This day in History - July 12
358 Historic Events for July 12
1883

Hermann Zopff, composer, dies at 57

Death
1884

Joseph Crehan, Baltimore MD, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight)

Birth
1884

Amedeo Modigliani, Italy, painter/sculptor (Reclining Nude)

Birth
1885

George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer

Birth
1886

Jean Hersholt, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Men in White, Aryan)

Birth
1888

Tojohiko Kagawa, Japan, Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat)

Birth
1895

Oscar Hammerstein II, NYC, lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers

Birth
1895

R Buckminster Fuller, architect/inventor (geodesic dome)

Birth
1895

Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner)

Birth
1897

Felix Godefroid, composer, dies at 78

Death
1898

Paul Voulet, French captain/mass murderer in Senegal, dies

Death
1898

Jean-Baptiste Marchand hoists French flag in Fashoda Sudan

Event
1899

Esquire Mauritius A de Savornin Lohman, gov of Suriname, dies at 67

Death
1900

Fjodor Godunov-Tcherdynchev, Russian poet (Life of Tchernyshevsky)

Birth
1900

114øF (46øC), Basin, Wyoming (state record)

Event
1901

Robert Allenby, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer

Birth
1901

Cy Young wins his 300th game

Event
1902

Gnther Anders, writer

Birth
1902

Australian parliament agrees to female suffrage

Event
1902

Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway), dies at 74

Death
1904

Pablo Neruda, Chile, poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971)

Birth
1905

John C F, son of English King George V

Birth
1906

Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer, dies at 70

Death
1906

Alfred Dreyfus found innocent in France

Event
1908

Alain Cuny, actor (Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle)

Birth