12th of April, 1861

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 12th of April, 1861, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The American Civil War begins.
  • Decade: 1860s.
  • 158 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since the 12th of April, 1861.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 1861.
  • Day 102 of 1861.
  • Leap Year: 1861 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1861 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of April, 1861 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • American Format: 04-12-1861 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1861-04-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "18610412" are easier to sort.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States on the 12th of April, 1861.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of April, 1861 was probably conceived around the 3rd of July, 1860. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of April, 1861 is the 20th of January, 1862. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 12th of April:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of April:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of April, 1861.

  • 57,745 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,989,164,400 seconds have passed since the 12th of April, 1861.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 5,820,691,800 times.
  • Since the 12th of April, 1861, earth has travelled approximately 2,574,408,830,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 831,527,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 429,068,138 steps. That's about 190,697 miles!
  • Since this date, 59,869,973 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.


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