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What Happened on September 12, 1869

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPeter Mark Roget

Peter Mark Roget, British lexicographer (Roget's Thesaurus) and inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard), dies at 90

Lexicographer and Inventor Peter Mark Roget
Lexicographer and Inventor
Peter Mark Roget

1869 Highlights

About September 12, 1869

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo