On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1872

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500)

Outlaw Jesse James
Outlaw
Jesse James

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolaos Mantzaros, Italian-Greek composer, dies at 76
1872 Highlights

About April 12, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries