On This Day

December 12, 1874 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hawaiian King David Kalakaua is 1st king to visit the US as guest of Ulysses S. Grant at 1st US state dinner at the White House

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant

Birthdays in History

  • Volter Kilpi, Finnish writer (Alastalon salissa), born in Kustavi, Finland (d. 1939)