On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theorist), born in Stawiski, Poland (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Morris, 1st successful African American lawyer and abolitionist, dies at 59
1882 Highlights

About December 12, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius