On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Caesar Franck's Symphony in D premieres
  • Henrik Ibsen's "Fruen fra havet" (The Lady from the Sea) premieres in Oslo

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (batted in England's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies at 41