What Happened on May 12, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Caryll [Félix Tilkin], Belgian composer of operetta and musical comedy (The Shop Girl; The Spring Chicken; The Pink Lady), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1921)

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Heinrich Hohmann, German composer, dies at 50
1861 Highlights

About May 12, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus