On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1881

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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)