On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1870

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRobert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee, American General who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War, dies of pneumonia at 63

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee

1870 Highlights

About October 12, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra