What Happened on February 20, 1809

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US Supreme Court rules federal government power greater than any state

Famous Birthdays

  • Albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
  • Henry Walton Wessells, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1889)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Joseph Emmert, composer, dies at 76