April 12

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Significant events that happened (or will happen) on April 12.




  • 1917 – Extra Policeman Meredith A. Thomas, age 41, was shot and killed as he confronted one of two men who he caught stealing hams from a warehouse. The killing of Mr. Thomas was the final of a series of thefts which had been going on in the wholesale section for many weeks. [5]
  • 2021 – Bicyclist Robert Ryals Bowman is struck and killed in a crash involving two vehicles. [6]


  1. Web. 002-5024 Advance Mills Historic District, Website, Virginia Landmarks Register, April 4, 2018, retrieved January 18, 2020.
  2. Web. City Council Candidate Forum #3, News Article, April 12, 2006, retrieved April 10, 2021.
  3. Web. City Council hopefuls talk affordable housing, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, April 13, 2019, retrieved April 13, 2019.
  4. Web. Bestebreurtje, Arie Dirk "Harry", Traces of War, retrieved November 26, 2023.
  5. Web. Sub Policeman is Murdered, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 13, 1917, retrieved April 12, 2021 from University of Virginia Library. Print. April 13, 1917 page 1.
  6. Web. Albemarle County police release name of cyclist killed in crash near Ivy Rd. and Bloomfield Rd., Riley Wyant, News Article, retrieved May 1, 2021.