On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1876

Historical Events

  • King Leopold II opens Congo-conference

Famous Birthdays

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

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? 144 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo