What Happened on May 12, 1876

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold of Schleswig-Holstein, grandson of English queen Victoria (d. 1876 dies 8 days later)

Famous Deaths

  • Georgi Benkovski, Bulgarian revolutionary, brutally killed by the Turks (b. 1843)
  • Henri-Fran├žois-Alphonse Esquiros, French poet and writer (Evangile du peuple), dies at 63
1876 Highlights

About May 12, 1876

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus