What Happened on February 12, 1889

Historical Events

  • Caesar Franck's Symphony in D premieres

Theater Premiere

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

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Greenwood, English cricket batsman (2 Tests, HS 49; Yorkshire CCC), dies from tuberculosis at 41
1889 Highlights

About February 12, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius