On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • George W. Cable, American writer (Northampton Years), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Tillier, French journalist and writer (My Uncle Benjamin), dies at 43
1844 Highlights

About October 12, 1844

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra