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What Happened on December 12, 1849

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Isambard Brunel, French-born English engineer (Thames Tunnel, father of Isambard Kingdom Brunel), dies at 80
1849 Highlights

About December 12, 1849

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius