What Happened on March 12, 1877

Historical Events

  • Great Britain annexes Walvis Bay at Cape colony, Southern Africa.

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilhelm Frick, German leading Nazi official and war criminal (Minister of the Interior, responsible for concentration camps), born in Alsenz, German Empire (d. 1946)
Born in 1877

Famous Deaths

  • Cristóbal Oudrid, Spanish pianist, conductor, and orchestral and zarzuela composer (Rondeña; El molinero de Subiza), dies of bacterial pneumonia at 52
1877 Highlights

About March 12, 1877

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces