What Happened on February 7, 1812

Historical Events

  • 8.2 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri

Historic Event

Poet Lord Byron (6th Baron Byron) makes his maiden speech in House of Lords

Famous Birthdays

Charles DickensCharles Dickens (1812-1870)

English writer ("Oliver Twist"; "A Tale of Two Cities"; "A Christmas Carol"), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire

1812 Highlights

About February 7, 1812

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 210 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius