On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1896

Historical Events

  • Willem II soccer team forms in Tilburg

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Chamberlain, officer of the 20th Maine at the Battle of Gettysburg
1896 Highlights

About August 12, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo