What Happened on June 12, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

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Person of interestThomas J. Walsh

Thomas J. Walsh, United States Senator (Montana), born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin (d. 1933)

Lawyer and Politician Thomas J. Walsh
Lawyer and Politician
Thomas J. Walsh