Today in History - Famous Birthdays - 1820

Famous Birthdays | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Birthdays - 1820

1820William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891

1820Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78)

1820Susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass, woman's suffragette

1820Florence Nightingale, Florence Italy, nurse (Crimean War)

1820 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 9
Pavel Krizkovsky, composer 
Jan 17
Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall) 
Jan 17
Anne Brontë, Episode #1.3 
Jan 18
Abraham Buford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1884 
Jan 19
John Haskell King, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888 
Jan 20
Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women 
Jan 22
Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet 
Jan 22
Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe) 
Jan 22
Joseph Wolf, German artist (d. 1899) 
Jan 23
Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer 
Jan 24
John Milton Thayer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906 
Jan 31
William B. Washburn, 28th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1887) 
Feb 1
George Hendric Houghton, American Protestant Episcopal clergyman (d. 1897) 
Feb 2
Hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Phantasterne) 
Feb 3
Elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland) 
Feb 4
Bozena Nemcová, Three Wishes for Cinderella 
Feb 8
William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 
Feb 11
Theodore O'Hara, Wandering Here and There 
Feb 13
Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer 
Feb 15
Susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass, woman's suffragette 
Feb 17
Henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons) 
Feb 17
Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898) 
Feb 20
Mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 
Feb 23
David Kalisch, Hunderttausend Taler 
Feb 28
John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland) 
Feb 28
John Tenniel, Alice Through the Looking-Glass: Queen Alice 
Feb 29
Adolf Schimon, composer 
Mar 1
George Davis, Atty Gen (Confederacy), died in 1896 
Mar 1
Richard Redhead, composer 
Mar 2
Multatuli, writer 
Mar 2
Eduard Douwes Dekker, [Multatuli], Dutch writer (Max Havelaar) 
Mar 3
Multatuli, Max Havelaar 
Mar 4
Francesco Bentivegna, Italian revolutionary (d. 1856) 
Mar 6
Horatio Gouverneur Wright, Major General (Union volunteers) 
Mar 7
Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer 
Mar 9
Samuel Blatchford, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1893) 
Mar 13
Louis Herbert, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 
Mar 14
Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78) 
Mar 17
Patrick Edward Connor, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Mar 17
Jean Ingelow, English poet (d. 1897) 
Mar 20
Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Wallachia/Romania 
Mar 20
Anna Sewell, Black Beauty 
Mar 21
Frank Mori, composer 
Mar 24
A. E. Becquerel, French physicist (d. 1891) 
Mar 24
Fanny Crosby, American hymnist (d. 1915) 
Mar 25
Xavier F M G, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister to Pope (in Rome) 
Mar 30
Anna Sewell, British author (d. 1878) 
Apr 4
Charles Devens Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1891 
Apr 5
Nadar, [Félix Tournachon], French painter/cartoonist/author/ballonist 
Apr 14
Harry Thompson Hays, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1876 
Apr 15
Evander McNair, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 
Apr 16
Georg Curtius, German classical linguist 
Apr 17
Gottfried Conradi, composer 
Apr 26
Alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel) 
Apr 27
Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics) 
May 4
Joseph Whitaker, England, publisher, founded Whitaker's Almanack 
May 4
Julia Gardiner Tyler, 2nd wife of Pres John Tyler (1841-45) 
May 12
Florence Nightingale, Florence Italy, nurse (Crimean War) 
May 12
Florence Nightingale, Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years 
May 22
Alexander Ernst Fesca, composer 
May 23
James Buchanan Eads, US, engineer/inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis) 
May 23
Lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (d. 1891) 
May 27
Mathilde Bonaparte, French princess and socialite (d. 1904) 
May 28
Willem Doorenbos, [Keerom], literary/critic 
May 30
Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, French Canadian politician (d. 1890) 
Jun 13
WF Hendrik, the Navigator, prince of the Netherlands/admiral 
Jun 14
John Bartlett, US, editor (compiled Familiar Quotations) 
Jun 16
Athanase Coquerel, French Protestant preacher (d. 1875) 
Jun 18
Martin Andreas Udbye, composer 
Jun 24
Henry Rootes Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898 
Jun 24
Joaquim Manoel de Macedo, A Moreninha 
Jul 2
George Law Curry, Newspaper publisher and Governor of Oregon (d. 1878) 
Jul 5
William John Macquorn Rankine, Scottish engineer and physicist (d. 1872) 
Jul 10
Andrew Porter, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1872 
Jul 22
Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), died in 1862 
Jul 26
John Marshall Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 
Jul 27
John Franklin Farnsworth, Brigadier General (Union volunteers) 
Jul 29
Clement Laird Vallandigham, MC (Union), died in 1871 
Aug 2
John Tyndall, Leighlinbridge, County Carlow Ireland, Irish physicist who demonstrated why the sky is blue and proved that the Earth's atmosphere has a greenhouse effect 
Aug 3
Luther Orlando Emerson, composer 
Aug 3
William Miller, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1909 
Aug 8
Winfield Scott "Old Swet" Featherston, Army Brigadier General (Confederate) 
Aug 12
Oliver Mowat, a founder of the Canadian Confederation 
Aug 13
George Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer 
Aug 13
Joseph Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet (Dietsche Warande) 
Aug 16
Andrew Rainsford Wetmore, Canadian politician (d. 1892) 
Aug 20
Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer 
Aug 24
Jacopo Tomadini, composer 
Aug 26
James Harlan, (Rep-Iowa)/US Secretary of Interior (1865-66) 
Aug 30
George Frederick Root, composer 
Sep 3
George Hearst, American businessman and father of William Randolph Hearst (d. 1891) 
Sep 17
Earle Van Dorn, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 
Sep 17
Émile Augier, French dramatist (d. 1889) 
Sep 20
George Washington Morgan, Brigadier General (Union volunteers) 
Sep 20
John Fulton Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 
Sep 21
Williams Carter Wickham, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
Sep 23
Thomas Kilby Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Sep 26
Isvar Chandra Vidyasagar, father of Bengali prose (Exile of Sita) 
Sep 28
Freidrich Engels, German social philosopher 
Oct 1
Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer 
Oct 5
David Wilber, American politician (d. 1890) 
Oct 6
Jenny Lind, Swedish soprano (d. 1887) 
Oct 8
Stanislaw Katski, composer 
Oct 11
Alfred Washington Ellet, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 
Oct 13
John William Dawson, Canadian geologist (d. 1899) 
Oct 20
Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army) 
Oct 20
George Jerrison Stannard, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Oct 23
James Monroe Goggin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1889 
Oct 28
John H. Hopkins, Still Alice 
Nov 4
Robert Vinkler Richardson, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1870 
Nov 9
Matthias de Vries, Dutch linguist (spelling) 
Nov 23
John Willis Ellis, Governor (Confederacy) died in 1861 
Nov 23
Isaac Todhunter, British mathematician (d. 1884) 
Nov 28
Friedrich Engels, Germany, social philosopher; Marx's collaborator 
Nov 28
Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 
Nov 28
Friedrich Engels, Too Early/Too Late 
Dec 5
Afanasy Fet, Russian poet (d. 1892) 
Dec 10
David Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1864 
Dec 10
Princess Elizabeth of Clarence (d. 1821) 
Dec 17
Frederick Tracy Dent, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 
Dec 26
Gustavus Adolphus Smith, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 
17
Émile Augier, Le gendre de Monsieur Poirier 
26
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Bhranti Bilas 
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31