On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1809

Abraham Lincoln, the Presidential Icon

Famous Birthdays

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President (Republican: 1861-65), born in Hardin County, Kentucky (d. 1865)

Charles Darwin

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

1809 Highlights

About February 12, 1809

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius