On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1812

Historical Events

  • Duke of Wellington's troops enter Madrid

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Joseph Rodolphe, Alsatian composer, dies at 81
1812 Highlights

About August 12, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo