On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1881

Historical Events

  • The USS Jeannette, under the command of George Washington De Long, is crushed by Arctic ice after 21 months of ice-bound drifting
1881 Highlights

About June 12, 1881

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini