What Happened on April 12, 1883

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dally Messenger, Australian rugby league centre (9 Tests; NSW; Eastern Suburbs; ARL 'Immortal'; Dally M Medal) and rugby union utility (2 caps), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1959)
  • Imogen Cunningham, American photographer (1965 ASMP award), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1976)
1883 Highlights

About April 12, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries