On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1876

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold, grandson of English queen Victoria

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