On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1798

Historical Events

  • Flemish uprising against French occupied Boerenkrijg
  • Friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Lager" premieres in Weimar

Famous Birthdays

  • Pedro I of Brazil, Emperor of Brazil (1822-31) and King of Portugal (1826), born in Queluz Palace, Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1834)
1798 Highlights

About October 12, 1798

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra