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Subject: [Q-R] Today in History Dec 12
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 08:30:32 EST


Dec 12, 1821 Happy Birthday Gustave Flaubert=novelist
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Dec 12, 1729 Yazoo Indians attack French Fort St. Pierre in Louisiana, 17
soldiers killed, woman and children given to the Chickasaws as slaves
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Dec 12, 1812 Happy Birthday John Sandfield MacDonald-St Raphael, Ontario
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Dec 12, 1650 Happy Birthday Louis Maheu, the first native born Canadian to
practice medicine at Quebec
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Dec 12, 1843 Fort Camosun becomes Fort Victoria at Victoria, BC
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Dec 12, 1813 William Black takes possession of Fort Astoria for Britain and
renames it Fort George at Astoria, Oregon
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Dec 12, 1813 James McGill dies at age 69-McGill University founder
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Dec 12, 1805 Happy Birthday Henry Wells, founder of Wells Fargo
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Dec 12, 1792 Ludwig Van Beethoven , age 21, receives his 1st lesson in music
composition
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Dec 12, 1800 Washington DC established as capital of the US
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Dec 12, World National Ding-a-ling Day........stay off the roads and
lock your doors.............
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Dec 12 Leaves 12 days till Christmas


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