April 1812 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 5 British storm Badajoz fortress in Extremadura, Spain, held by French & Spanish
  • Apr 30 (Eastern) Louisiana admitted as 18th US state

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 2 Louise-Marie of France, queen of Belgium (d. 1850)
  • Apr 3 Louisa Maria, Queen of the Belgians (1832-50/wife of Leopold I)
  • Apr 6 Aaron Bernstein, writer
  • Apr 6 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (d. 1870)
  • Apr 9 Randolph Barnes Marcy, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1887)
  • Apr 15 Pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter
  • Apr 22 Solomon Caesar Malan, British orientalist (d. 1894)
  • Apr 26 Alfred Krupp, German arms merchant
  • Apr 27 William W. Snow, American politician (d. 1886)
  • Apr 28 Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1910)
  • Apr 30 Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe

Deaths in History

  • Apr 11 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Opfer Noachs), dies at 35
  • Apr 20 George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office