What Happened on April 12, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard B Goldschmidt, German-American zoologist (butterflies), born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

Boss Tweed (1823-1878)

American politician and corrupt New York fraudster, dies in prison of pneumonia at 55

1878 Highlights

About April 12, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries