On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1746

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques-Alexandre-CĂ©sar Charles, Beaugency, French inventor and balloonist who, with Nicholas Robert, was the first to take flight in a hydrogen balloon

Person of interestTiradentes

Tiradentes, Brazilian revolutionary and independence fighter (InconfidĂȘncia Mineira) considered a national hero, born in Fazenda do Pombal, Minas Gerais, Portuguese Colony of Brazil (d. 1792)

Brazilian Revolutionary Tiradentes
Brazilian Revolutionary

1746 Highlights

About November 12, 1746

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 274 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio