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? 227 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius