What Happened on February 12, 1809

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAbraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, American politician (R) 16th President (1861-65), born in Hardin County, Kentucky (d. 1865)

US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln

Person of interestCharles Darwin

Charles Darwin, English naturalist (Origin of the Species) conceived the theory of evolution by natural selection, born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire (d. 1882)

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin