What Happened on September 12, 1876

Historical Events

Brussels Geographic Conference

Belgian King Leopold II opens the Brussels Geographic Conference with 40 invited mostly geographic experts. Votes to establish the International African Association.

Famous Birthdays

  • Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel; Pallieter), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1954)
Born in 1876

Famous Deaths

  • Henry A. Wise, American lawyer and politician (33rd Governor of Virginia), dies at 69
1876 Highlights

About September 12, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 147 years and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo