On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1886

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

W. G. Grace makes his highest Test Cricket score, scoring 170 vs Australia at The Oval

Cricketer W. G. Grace
W. G. Grace

Famous Birthdays

  • Sir Keith Murdoch, Australian journalist and newspaper owner (d. 1952)
1886 Highlights

About August 12, 1886

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo