On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward R. Bradley, American businessman and horse owner (1st to own 4 Kentucky Derby winners), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1946)
  • Maurice Donnay, French playwright (Lovers), born in Paris (d. 1945)
1859 Highlights

About December 12, 1859

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius