What Happened on July 12, 1817

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

American naturalist and pacifist (Walden Pond), born in Concord, Massachusetts

1817 Highlights

About July 12, 1817

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer