On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1792

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In Vienna, Ludwig van Beethoven (22) receives 1st lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1828)
1792 Highlights

About December 12, 1792

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius