January 12, 1899 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Lynmouth Lifeboat rescues 18 people from the stricken schooner Forest Hall off the coast of Devon

Birthdays in History

  • Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)

Deaths in History

  • Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)