On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), born in Hamar, Norway (d. 1962)
  • Oscar Hammerstein II, American lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers (Sound of Music), born in NYC, New York (d. 1960)
  • R. Buckminster Fuller, American architect and inventor (geodesic dome), born in Milton, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
1895 Highlights

About July 12, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer