On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1812

Historical Events

Massive Earthquake in Caracas, Venezuela

Earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale destroys 90% of Caracas, Venezuela and kills an estimated 15,000–20,000 people

1812 Highlights

About March 26, 1812

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 210 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries