On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Lincoln Ellsworth, American polar explorer, led 1st transarctic, transantarctic flights, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1951)
  • W Hupkes, Dutch engineer and Dutch Rail director
1880 Highlights

About May 12, 1880

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus