On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1777

Historical Events

  • Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in California

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Mercer, Scottish military officer (fought in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War), dies of his wounds at the Battle of Princeton at 50
1777 Highlights

About January 12, 1777

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn