On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1771

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gustav III becomes the King of Sweden after the death of predecessor Adolf Frederick

King of Sweden Gustav III
King of Sweden
Gustav III

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Frederik, King of Sweden (1751-70), dies at 60
1771 Highlights

About February 12, 1771

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius