What Happened on June 12, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Missouri Governor Claiborne Jackson calls for 50,000 volunteers to stop Federates from taking over his state

Famous Birthdays

  • William Attewell, English cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), born in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1927)