What Happened on June 12, 1859

Historical Events

  • Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered, first major silver discovery in the US

Famous Birthdays

Thomas J. WalshThomas J. Walsh (1859-1933)

United States Senator (Montana), born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Born in 1859
1859 Highlights

About June 12, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini