On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Rikard Nordraak, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d.1866)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Arnold, English educator and historian (History of Rome), dies at 46
1842 Highlights

About June 12, 1842

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini