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1831James A Garfield, Ohio, gen/(R) 20th Pres (March 4-Sept 19, 1881)

1831 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
William Joseph Westbrook, composer 
Jan 2
Justin Winston, historian/librarian (Harvard) 
Jan 11
James Ronald Chalmers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898 
Jan 14
John Bullock Clark Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1903 
Jan 17
Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (d. 1903) 
Jan 18
Edward Ferrero, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 
Jan 20
Pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa) 
Jan 26
Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates) 
Jan 26
Mary Mapes Dodge, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates 
Jan 28
Henry Brevard Davidson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899 
Jan 31
Lajos Tolnai, A pénzcsináló 
Feb 3
Cyrus Ballou Comstock, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1910 
Feb 4
Oliver Ames, 35th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1895) 
Feb 12
John Morrissey, boxer/developer of Saratoga Springs horse race track 
Feb 13
John Aaron Rawlins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1869 
Feb 16
Nikolai Leskow, writer 
Feb 16
Nikolai Leskov, Siberian Lady Macbeth 
Feb 17
Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer 
Feb 21
Eduard Rappoldi, composer 
Feb 21
Henri Meilhac, Carmen 
Feb 23
Hendrik W Mesdag, Dutch painter (Panorama Mesdag) 
Feb 24
Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor/premier of Prussia 
Feb 26
Filippo Marchetti, composer 
Feb 27
Hiram Bond Everest, American cofounder of The Vacuum Oil Company (d. 1913) 
Mar 1
Hiram Bronson Granbury, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 
Mar 3
George M Pullman, inventor (railway sleeping car) 
Mar 6
Friedrich C K von Bodelschwingh, German theologist (Home Mission) 
Mar 6
Philip Henry Sheridan, Albany NY, Major General (Union Army) 
Mar 7
John Bratton, [Old Reliable], US physician/Confederate Brig Gen 
Mar 12
Clement Studebaker, automobile pioneer (Studebaker) 
Mar 14
Leon Leopold Lewandoski, composer 
Mar 15
Edward Aylesworth Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
Mar 15
Daniel Comboni, Italian missionary (d. 1881) 
Mar 20
Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman (d. 1881) 
Mar 23
Eduard Schlagintweit, German writer (d. 1866) 
Mar 29
Amelia Barr, writer 
Mar 31
Archibald Scott, Scottish chemist 
Apr 4
Edward Cary Walthall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898 
Apr 6
Lorrin A. Cooke, Governor Cook and Staff, Connecticut 
Apr 8
Allard Pierson, Dutch theologiost/philosopher/art historian/poet 
Apr 12
Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor 
Apr 12
George Burgwyn Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
Apr 12
Grenville Mellen Dodge, Major General (Union volunteers) 
Apr 14
Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer/ambassador in Abyssinia 
Apr 22
Alexander McDowell McCook, Major General (Union volunteers) 
May 1
Emily Stowe, Canadian physician and suffragist (d. 1903) 
May 13
Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, Dutch minister of Colonies 
May 16
David Edward Hughes, inventor (microphone, teleprinter) 
May 24
Richard Hoffman, composer 
May 28
Eliza Ann Gardner, underground railway conductor 
Jun 1
John Bell Hood, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879 
Jun 2
Benjamin Hardin Helm, Brigadier General (Conf)/Lincoln's brother-in-law 
Jun 2
Jan G Palm, Curacao, bandmaster/choir master/composer 
Jun 3
Otho French Strahl, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 
Jun 5
Marcus Joseph Wright, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1922 
Jun 7
Amelia Edwards, English author and Egyptologist (d. 1892) 
Jun 8
Thomas J. Higgins, decorated Union Army soldier (d. 1917) 
Jun 10
W A Remy, composer 
Jun 13
James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (electromagnetic theory, speed of light) 
Jun 26
Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Kriegs-Songs of War & Peace) 
Jun 28
Joseph Joachim, Kittsee Germany, violinist (Hungarian Concerto) 
Jun 29
William Thomas Clark, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 
Jul 9
Johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer 
Jul 14
William Dwight, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1888 
Jul 17
Xianfeng, Emperor of China (d. 1861) 
Jul 27
Djura Jaksic, Noc na Gornjaku 
Jul 30
Helene P Blavatsky, founder (Theosophist Cooperation) 
Aug 12
Hélèna Pétrowna Blavatsky, Stanzas of Dzyan 
Aug 13
Salomon Jaoassohn, composer 
Aug 16
Edward Payson Chapin, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 
Aug 16
John Jones Ross, Quebec politician (d. 1901) 
Aug 19
Stephen Gano Burbridge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
Aug 28
Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer 
Aug 28
Lucy Ware Webb Hayes, 1st lady (1877-81) 
Sep 7
Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter (d. 1900) 
Sep 8
Wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author (Der Hungerpastor) 
Sep 13
Andrew Noble, Greenock, Scottish Physicist who was a founder of the science of ballistics 
Sep 29
John McAlister Schofield, Major General (Union volunteers) 
Oct 1
Claudius Charles Wilson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 
Oct 6
J W Richard Dedekind, Ger mathematician (Nature & Meaning of Numbers) 
Oct 8
Michal Jelski, composer 
Oct 15
Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona) 
Oct 16
Karl Blasel, Der Unbekannte 
Oct 18
Frederik III NK of Hohenzollern, German Kaiser/king of Prussia 
Oct 31
Daniel Butterfield, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901 
Oct 31
Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist (d. 1910) 
Oct 31
Daniel Butterfield, Zombieland 
Oct 31
Paolo Mantegazza, Un giorno a Madera 
Nov 8
Edward R L Bulwer-Lytton, English statesman and Viceroy of India (1876-1880) 
Nov 12
Anton Kerner Ritter von Marilaun, Austria botanist 
Nov 19
James A Garfield, Ohio, gen/(R) 20th Pres (March 4-Sept 19, 1881) 
Nov 21
John Franklin Miller, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1886 
Nov 30
Ippolito Nievo, La pisana 
Dec 6
Joshua Woodrow Sill, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
Dec 10
Alexander Conze, German archaeologist 
Dec 10
Philippe Gille, True Romance 
Dec 15
Lewis H. Redner, Boogie Nights 
Dec 19
Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Hawaiian philanthropist (d. 1884) 
Dec 22
Mark Rutherford, writer 
Dec 22
Robert Ogden Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1874 
Dec 25
Johann Herbeck, composer 
Dec 27
Lucius Fairchild, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1896 
Dec 29
Adam Badeau, Bvt Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 
5
Victorien Sardou, That Uncertain Feeling 
8
Wilhelm Raabe, Die schwarze Galeere 
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