What Happened on August 12, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Ignacio Prieto [Arrizubieta], Spanish composer, born in Gij√≥n, Spain (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • James Edward Keeler, American astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42
  • Wilhelm Steinitz, Austrian World Chess Champion (1866-94), dies at 64
1900 Highlights

About August 12, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo