What Happened on July 12, 1850

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States

Famous Birthdays

  • Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist, born in Stendal, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (d. 1912)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Stevenson, Scottish civil engineer (Bell Rock Lighthouse, Scotland), dies at 78