On This Day

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)

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th 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