What Happened on December 12, 1872

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Forrest, American actor and philanthropist, dies at 66
  • Willem Anne Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72
1872 Highlights

About December 12, 1872

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius