On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1858

Historical Events

  • 1st Canadian coins circulated (1 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent & 20 cent)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Viger, French Canadian politician, 1st mayor of Montreal (1833-36), dies at 71
1858 Highlights

About December 12, 1858

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius