On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1881

Historical Events

  • Henry M Stanley signs contract with Congo monarch

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Lopez Buchardo, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1948)
  • William Nigh, American director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong), born in Berlin, Wisconsin (d. 1955)
1881 Highlights

About October 12, 1881

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 139 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra