February 12th

 

 

 

February 12, 1804

Immanuel Kant dies. Kant was a German philosopher with an interest in the theory of knowledge. He  was into the structure of reason and one of his most known work is the Critique of Pure Reason.

 

 

 

February 12, 1809

Abraham Lincoln is born. He served as the 16th president of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

 

 

February 12, 1809

Charles Darwin is born. Darwin was an English naturalist claiming that all species of life come  from a common ancestry. In his most famous work in 1859 On the Origin of Species Darwin  developes his theory of natural selection.

 

February 12, 1934

The Austrian Civil War begins.

 

 

February 12, 1947

A meteor creates an impact crater in Sikhote- Alin, Soviet Union.

 

 

 

 

February 12, 1956

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins records the song I put a spell on you.

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