On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1780

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

American General Benjamin Lincoln surrenders Charleston to the British (Revolutionary War)

Military Leader Benjamin Lincoln
Military Leader
Benjamin Lincoln

1780 Highlights

About May 12, 1780

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 240 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus