What Happened on February 7, 1812

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 8.2 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Poet Lord Byron (6th Baron Byron) makes his maiden speech in House of Lords

Romantic Poet Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Lord Byron

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Person of interestPerson of Interest

Charles Dickens, English novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of 2 Cities), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire (d. 1870)

Novelist Charles Dickens
Novelist
Charles Dickens