On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1771

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 250 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius