On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1792

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (d. 1841)
  • Robert Patterson, Irish-American Major General (Union Army), born in Cappagh, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 1881)
1792 Highlights

About January 12, 1792

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 229 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn