On This Day

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, ballet choreographer, born in Vienna, Austria
1808 Highlights

About January 12, 1808

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn