On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1865

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Harden, English biochemist (Nobel Prize 1929), born in Manchester, England (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

  • William Vincent Wallace, Irish-American violinist (known as the 'Australian Paganini'), and composer (Maritana), dies at 53
1865 Highlights

About October 12, 1865

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra