On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1886

Historical Events

  • 2nd British Conservative government of Marquess of Salisbury forms in alliance with Liberal Unionist Party

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, Swedish organist & composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1949)
  • Michel Brusselmans, Belgian composer (Flemish Rhapsody), born in Paris, France (d. 1960)

Famous Deaths

  • Horatio Seymour, American politician (18th Governor of New York), dies at 75
1886 Highlights

About February 12, 1886

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius