On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1896

Famous Deaths

  • Ambrose Thomas, French opera composer (Mignon), and music professor, dies at 84
  • Isaac Murphy, American jockey, 628 wins on 1,412 mounts (44.5%), dies at 35
1896 Highlights

About February 12, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius