On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1879

Historical Events

  • 1st artificial ice rink in North America (Madison Square Garden, NYC)
  • News about British loss at Battle of Isandlwana to Zulu attack (Anglo-Zulu War) reaches London
1879 Highlights

About February 12, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius