On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Katharine Lee Bates, American author (America the Beautiful), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts (d. 1929)
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About August 12, 1859

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo