On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1849

Famous Birthdays

  • Abbott Handerson Thayer, painter/naturalist

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88
1849 Highlights

About August 12, 1849

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo