On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1876

Historical Events

  • Madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Roberts Rinehart, American mystery writer (The Circular Staircase), born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (d. 1958)
1876 Highlights

About August 12, 1876

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo