What Happened on October 12, 1792

Historical Events

Event of Interest

First celebration of Columbus Day in the USA held in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Gmelin, German chemist, born in Tübingen, Germany (d. 1860)
Born in 1792
1792 Highlights

About October 12, 1792

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 230 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra