On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • (James) Healey Willan, British-Canadian organist, composer, and educator, born in Balham, London, England (d. 1968)
  • Louis Hémon, French novelist (Maria Chapdelaine), born in Brest, France (d. 1913)
1880 Highlights

About October 12, 1880

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra