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Date Event
Jan 8
Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) 
Jan 8
Lowell Mason, Titanic 
Jan 12
Robert Patterson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 
Jan 12
Johan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (d. 1841) 
Jan 14
Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (d. 1865) 
Jan 21
Tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales) 
Feb 8
Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873) 
Feb 12
Ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter 
Feb 19
Roderick Murchison, Muir of Ord Ross-shire, Scottish Geologist (Silurian system) 
Feb 23
Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor 
Feb 27
Don Joaquin B F Espartero, Spanish adventurer/fieldmarshal 
Feb 28
Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist 
Feb 29
Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville) 
Feb 29
Karl Ernst von Baler, Russia, naturalist (discovered human ovum) 
Feb 29
Gioachino Rossini, A Clockwork Orange 
Mar 7
John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer 
Apr 4
Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R) 
Apr 12
John George Lambton, London, statesman (1st Earl of Durham) 
Apr 23
John Thomas Romney Robinson, Irish astronomer and physicist (d. 1882) 
Apr 25
John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement) 
Apr 30
Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer 
May 13
Pius IX "Pio Nono", [Giovanni-Maria Mastai-Ferretti], Pope (1846-78) 
May 21
Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis, French scientist (d. 1843) 
Jun 9
Frederic L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary 
Jun 16
Sir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (d. 1855) 
Jun 16
John Linnell, English artist (d. 1882) 
Jun 19
Gustav Schwab, writer 
Jul 8
Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, queen of Bavaria (d. 1854) 
Jul 10
George Mifflin Dallas, (D) 11th VP (1845-49) 
Jul 10
Frederick Marryat, Children of the New Forest 
Jul 27
Maria Quitéria, Um Caipira em Bariloche 
Aug 4
Percy Bysshe Shelley, England, romantic poet (Adonais) 
Aug 4
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Gothic 
Aug 13
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1849) 
Aug 18
John, 1st Earl Russell, British Whig PM (1846-52, 1865-66) 
Aug 26
Manuel Oribe, Uruguayan political figure (d. 1857) 
Sep 5
Alexis-Charles-Maximilien Thibault, composer 
Sep 5
Pierre-Armand Dufrénoy, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1857). 
Sep 8
Joseph Netherclift, composer 
Sep 14
Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane 
Sep 26
William Hobson, first Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi, born Waterford, Ireland (D.1842) 
Sep 27
George Cruikshank, London, caricaturist (Oliver Twist) 
Oct 2
Philip Cipriani Hambley Potter, pianist/composer 
Oct 3
Cipriani Potter, composer 
Oct 3
Francisco Morazán, Central American statesman 
Oct 5
Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1844) 
Oct 12
Christian Gmelin, German chemist (d. 1860) 
Oct 13
Moritz Hauptmann, composer 
Oct 19
Dirk Donker Curtius, Dutch attorney/minister of Justice (liberal) 
Oct 20
Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer 
Oct 20
Colin Campbell/Lord Clyde, British officer (Sepoy-uprising) 
Nov 11
Mary Anne Evans, English wife of Benjamin Disraeli (d. 1872) 
Nov 13
Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son) 
Nov 23
Václav Kliment Klicpera, The Magical Hat 
Nov 28
Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education 
Dec 1
Lobachevsky, mathematician 
Dec 6
Abraham J van de Aa, lexicographer (Biographic Dictionary) 
Dec 6
King William II of the Netherlands (d. 1849) 
Dec 11
Joseph Mohr, L.A. Confidential 
Dec 12
Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter 
Dec 19
[Andries] Hendrik Potgieter, Cape Colony, settled Transvaal 
Dec 20
Nicolas Charlet, French painter (d. 1845) 
Dec 29
Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe) 
21
Johann P. Eckermann, Werther 
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