On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1867

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Andrew Johnson defies Congress suspending Secretary of War Edwin Stanton

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson
US Secretary of War Edwin Stanton
US Secretary of War
Edwin Stanton

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Hamilton, American writer (Mythology)
1867 Highlights

About August 12, 1867

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo