On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugenio Montale, Italian poet and translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs, Danish nobleman and politician (Council President of Denmark 1865-70), dies at 78
1896 Highlights

About October 12, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra