On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1856

Historical Events

  • Anthony Fass patents accordion

Famous Birthdays

  • "Diamond Jim" Brady, American financier (d. 1917)
1856 Highlights

About August 12, 1856

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo