On This Day

July 12, 1817 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st flower show held in Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland

Birthdays in History

Person of interestHenry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, American naturalist and pacifist (Walden Pond), born in Concord, Massachusetts (d. 1862)

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau