February 12th is the day we officially celebrate Lost Penny Day and Plum Pudding Day.
Welcome to day 43 of the year folks, there are 322 days left of the year, and don’t forget, Valentine’s Day is just 2 days away!
If you were born on this day or want to know more about today, you’ll love the incredible discoveries and many historical events that all happened on February 12th.
Did you know that on this day in 1870, Utah gave women the right to vote? Utah was only the second state to do so.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about February 12th in history!
What Events Happened On February 12 In History?
Famous Quotes Said On February 12
Here we have the most notable quotes that have been said on this day throughout history.
“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us ‘universe,’ a part limited in time and space.”
– Albert Einstein
Famous People Born On February 12
If you were born on this day, you actually have the same birthday as Mike Posner. Here are some other famous people born on February 12th.
1809 Abraham Lincoln
- Died On:
- Apr 15, 1865 (Age 56)
- Born In:
- Kentucky, USA
1980 Christina Ricci
- 42 years old
- Born In:
- California, USA
1809 Charles Darwin
1998 Mike Posner
- 24 years old
- Born In:
- Michigan, USA
Special Holidays On February 12
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
National Lost Penny Day
Did you know that the first penny created was by Benjamin Franklin in 1787? Today is Lost Penny Day, so why not celebrate by digging down the back of your sofa and seeing how many lost pennies you can find?
National Plum Pudding Day
Otherwise known as Christmas pudding, plum pudding is a classic yet delicious holiday dessert that dates back to the 17th century. Celebrate today by baking your family plum pudding recipe and sharing it with your family.
February 12 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
If you were born on February 12, your star sign is Aquarius.
Aquarians are known thinkers, and they’ll be able to shake your world once they are in it.
Amethyst is the birthstone given to those born in February. Amethyst can enhance confidence and well-being while decreasing feelings of being unbalanced in the mind, body, and soul.
Anyone born on Feb 12 would likely have been conceived around May 22 in the previous year.