On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • French troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal

Famous Birthdays

  • Dally Messenger, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Balmain, New South Wales (d. 1959)
  • Imogen Cunningham, American photographer (1965 ASMP award), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1976)