April 12th, 1861

April 12th, 1861, fell on a Friday. It was day 102 of 1861. The decade was the 1860s.

159 years, 9 months and 4 days have passed since April 12th, 1861.

On This Date

Events that occurred on April 12th, 1861:

  • The American Civil War begins.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 159 years, 9 months and 4 days have passed since April 12th, 1861.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 1861.
  • Leap Year: 1861 was NOT a leap year.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 12th, 1861, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1861 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 12th, 1861 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

US President

Who was the US President on April 12th, 1861?

  • Abraham Lincoln was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 12th, 1861?

  • Henry John Temple was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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


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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 58,354 days have passed since this date.
  • 5,041,784,079 seconds have passed since the April 12th, 1861.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 5,882,081,426 times.
  • Since April 12th, 1861, earth has travelled approximately 2,601,560,584,764 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 840,297,347 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 433,593,431 steps. That's about 192,708 miles!
  • Since this date, 60,501,409 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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