On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Salim Ali, Indian ornithologist (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Spyridon Xyndas, Greek composer, dies at 84
1896 Highlights

About November 12, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio