On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1896

Historical Events

  • Stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Ritter, German composer, dies at 62
1896 Highlights

About April 12, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries