Abraham Lincoln and the Old Farmer's Almanac


Abe Lincoln OFA

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

In 1858, a young lawyer from Illinois allegedly used the lunar chart from the 1857 Almanac to clear his client from a charge of murder. The lawyer was Abraham Lincoln.


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