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June 12, 1859 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered, first major silver discovery in the US

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Person of interestThomas J. Walsh

Thomas J. Walsh, United States Senator (Montana), born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin (d. 1933)

Lawyer and Politician Thomas J. Walsh
Lawyer and Politician
Thomas J. Walsh