On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1873

Historical Events

  • US Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1873, abolishing bimetallism and placing the country on the gold standard
1873 Highlights

About February 12, 1873

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius