What Happened on January 12, 1808

Historical Events

  • The organizational meeting that led to the creation of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh.

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Italian-Austrian ballet choreographer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1884)
Born in 1808
1808 Highlights

About January 12, 1808

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 215 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn