On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1842

Historical Events

  • Franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherland Antilles

Famous Birthdays

  • Francois Coppee, French poet
1842 Highlights

About January 12, 1842

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn