June 12, 1897 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam, India; shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (low mortality rate given size of earthquake, 1,500 casualties)

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Anthony Eden, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1955-57) and Foreign Secretary, born in Rushyford, England (d. 1977)

British Prime Minister Anthony Eden
British Prime Minister
Anthony Eden