On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1889

Historical Events

  • Caesar Franck's Symphony in D premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henrik Ibsen's "Fruen fra havet" (The Lady from the Sea) premieres in Oslo

Playwright Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (batted in England's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies at 41
1889 Highlights

About February 12, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius