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
Tiradentes

1746 Highlights

About November 12, 1746

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 273 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio