May 4, 1796 in History

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Horace Mann, American educator, author and editor who pioneered public schools, born in Franklin, Massachusetts (d. 1859)

Father of American Education Horace Mann
Father of American Education
Horace Mann
  • Joseph Pannell Taylor, Brigadier General (Union Army), (d. 1864)
  • William H. Prescott, American historian (d. 1859)