What Happened on July 12, 1817

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)
  • Karl Drais von Sauerbronn demonstrates bicycle course

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Henry David Thoreau, American naturalist and pacifist (Walden Pond), born in Concord, Massachusetts (d. 1862)

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau