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What Happened on October 12, 1859

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Self-proclaimed Emperor of the USA, Emperor Norton issues edict abolishing the US Congress

Emperor of the USA Emperor Norton
Emperor of the USA
Emperor Norton

1859 Highlights

About October 12, 1859

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra