On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist

Famous Deaths

Isaac Pitman

Isaac Pitman, English teacher and inventor of Pitman shorthand (Stenographic Soundhand), dies at 84

1897 Highlights

About January 12, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn