On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1875

Famous Birthdays

  • Desideer Stracke, Flemish jesuit and literature historian, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1970)

Person of interestGerd von Rundstedt

[Karl Rudolf] Gerd von Rundstedt, German field marshal during World War II (Commander-in-Chief in the West), born in Aschersleben, German Empire (d. 1953)

German General Gerd von Rundstedt
German General
Gerd von Rundstedt

1875 Highlights

About December 12, 1875

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius