On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederic G. Melcher, American publisher and editor who founded children's book week, born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1963)
1879 Highlights

About April 12, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries