On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1870

Famous Deaths

Robert 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

1870 Highlights

About October 12, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra