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1814Samuel Colt, Hartford Connecticut, US inventor/industrialist (Colt 6 shot revolver), (d. 1862)

1814 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Hong Xiuquan, Chinese rebel (d. 1864) 
Jan 8
Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist 
Jan 8
Thomas Green, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 
Jan 10
Aubrey de Vere, Irish writer (Victorian Observer) 
Jan 11
James Paget, English surgeon (disease of Paget) 
Jan 11
Richard Griffith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 
Jan 12
Jones Mitchell Withers, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1890 
Jan 14
Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer 
Jan 17
Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey) 
Jan 17
Mrs. Henry Wood, East Lynne 
Jan 21
Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer 
Jan 24
Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector 
Jan 25
Francis Harrison Pierpont, governor (Union), died in 1899 
Jan 26
Rufus King, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 
Jan 27
Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (d. 1879) 
Jan 30
Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter 
Feb 7
Gardner Quincy Colton, Georgia, Vermont, USA, American lecturer who was the first to use nitrous oxide as an anesthetic in dentistry 
Feb 9
Samuel Jones Tilden, philanthropist for NY Public Library 
Feb 18
Samuel Fenton Cary, U. S. Congressman (d. 1900) 
Feb 21
Nicolo Gabrielli, composer 
Feb 22
Henryk Oskar Kolberg, composer 
Feb 25
Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet/painter (3/9 NS) [OS] 
Feb 26
Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist (d. 1876) 
Mar 3
Charles Kensington Salaman, composer 
Mar 5
Wilhelm von Giesebrecht, German historian (d. 1889) 
Mar 8
Ede Szigligeti, Hungarian dramatist (d. 1878) 
Mar 8
Ede Szigligeti, Liliomfi 
Mar 9
Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS] 
Mar 9
Taras Sevchenko, Nazar Stodolya 
Mar 16
Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer 
Mar 22
Thomas Crawford, US sculptor (Babes in the Wood) 
Mar 24
Galen Clark, US, naturalist/discovered Mariposa Grove 
Apr 2
Henry Lewis "Old Rock" Benning, Brigadier General (Confederate Army 
Apr 2
Erastus Brigham Bigelow, American inventor (d. 1879) 
Apr 3
Lorenzo Snow, 5th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church) (d. 1901) 
Apr 4
John Blair Smith Todd, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1872 
Apr 15
John Lothrop Motley, US, historian/author (Rise of Dutch Rep) 
Apr 19
Louis Amédée Achard, French novelist (d. 1875) 
Apr 21
Beni Egressy, composer 
Apr 21
Béni Egressy, Bánk bán 
Apr 24
Angela Burdett-Coutts, philanthropist extrordinaire 
Apr 24
Vincente F Lopez, Argentina historian (La Novia del Hereje) 
May 6
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, violinist/composer 
May 8
Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist 
May 9
Adolph von Henselt, composer 
May 14
Charles Beyer, German-British locomotive engineer (d. 1876) 
May 30
Eugène Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (d. 1894) 
Jun 8
Charles Reade, England, novelist (Cloister & Hearth) 
Jun 8
Charles Reade, It's Never Too Late to Mend 
Jun 12
Zsigmond Kemény, Boldogtalan szerelmesek 
Jun 19
Johannes H Weissenbruch, landscape painter 
Jun 22
James Henry Lane, MC (Union), died in 1866 [or Jul 28 1833] 
Jun 25
Gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist (d. 1896) 
Jul 2
Atale Therese Annette Wartel, composer 
Jul 3
Janis Cimze, composer 
Jul 6
Justus McKinstry, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1897 
Jul 19
Samuel Colt, Hartford Connecticut, US inventor/industrialist (Colt 6 shot revolver), (d. 1862) 
Jul 20
Ivan S Gagarin, Russian theologist 
Aug 1
Maxcy Gregg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 
Aug 8
Esther Hobart Morris, suffragist/anti-slavery activist 
Aug 10
Jacob Edvard Gille, composer 
Aug 10
John Clifford Pemberton, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1881 
Aug 10
William Lowndes Yancey, MC (Confederacy), died in 1863 
Aug 10
Henri Nestlé, Swiss industrialist (d. 1890) 
Aug 13
Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist (d. 1874) 
Aug 14
Henry Hayes Lockwood, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 
Aug 23
James Roosevelt Bayley, first Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (d. 1877) 
Aug 28
Sheridan le Fanu, Irish writer (d. 1873) 
Aug 28
Sheridan Le Fanu, Vampyr 
Sep 2
Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian 
Sep 6
George Cartier, (C) Canadian co-PM (1858-62) 
Sep 8
Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (d. 1874) 
Sep 13
Nicolas Beets, [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura= 
Sep 17
Stefano Ronchetti-Molnteviti, composer 
Oct 3
Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov, Russian poet/writer (Demon & other poems) 
Oct 11
Jean Baptiste Lamy, first Archbishop of Santa Fe (d. 1888) 
Oct 15
Mikhail Lermontov, The Loneliest Planet 
Oct 25
Louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours 
Oct 27
Daniel H. Wells, Mormon leader and politician (d. 1891) 
Nov 6
Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician/inventor (saxophone) 
Nov 8
Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet (Skanderbeku) 
Nov 13
Joseph Hooker, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879 
Nov 14
Michael Kelly Lawler, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), dies in 1882 
Nov 15
Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
Nov 17
Joseph Finegan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885 
Nov 22
Serranus Clinton Hastings, American politician (d. 1893) 
Nov 25
Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (d. 1878) 
Dec 1
August Rockel, composer 
Dec 17
Lõrinc Tóth, Hunyadi László 
Dec 19
Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65) 
Dec 25
Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/founder (Coop of Welfare of the People) 
Dec 27
James Henry Carleton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873 
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