On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • John McDermott, American golfer (US Open 1911, 12), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1971)

Famous Deaths

  • James Russell Lowell, poet/critic/diplomat, dies
1891 Highlights

About August 12, 1891

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo