On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1839

Historical Events

  • Anthracite coal 1st used to smelt iron, Mauch Chunk, Penn

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1839 Highlights

About January 12, 1839

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn