On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1862

Historical Events

  • 24th Grand National: Harry Lamplugh wins aboard The Huntsman; first French trained winner; only human fatality recorded in the event, jockey Joe Wynne

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Delano, American nurse and educator (Red Cross Nursing Service during WWI), born in Montour Falls, New York (d. 1919)
1862 Highlights

About March 12, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces