On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • John Singer Sargent, American painter (Wyndham Sisters), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician and author of Slovak language, dies at 40
1856 Highlights

About January 12, 1856

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn