On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1831

Famous Birthdays

  • Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter and sculptor, born in Etterbeek, Belgium (d. 1905)
  • George B. Anderson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Hillsborough, North Carolina (d. 1862)

Grenville M. Dodge

Grenville M. Dodge, American railroad engineer (Transcontinental Railroad-Union Pacific) and Major General (Union Army), born in Danvers, Massachusetts (d. 1916)

1831 Highlights

About April 12, 1831

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 190 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries