February 1833 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 1 Henry McNeal Turner, Newberry South Carolina, Minister and politician, 1st African American Methodist Bishop (d. 1915)
  • Feb 3 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian
  • Feb 5 John Watkinson, founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess mag)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 6 J.E.B. Stuart [James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart], Confederate General in the American Civil War, born in Patrick County, Virginia (d. 1864)

Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart
Confederate General
J.E.B. Stuart
  • Feb 6 José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (d. 1906)
  • Feb 7 Ricardo Palma, Peru, writer/poet (Tradiciones Peruanas)
  • Feb 11 Melville Fuller, American 8th chief justice, born in Augusta, Maine (d. 1910)
  • Feb 13 William Whedbee Kirkland, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1915)
  • Feb 18 James Deshler, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • Feb 24 Eduard earl von Taaffe, Austrian premier (1868..93)
  • Feb 25 Clement Anselm Evans, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1911)
  • Feb 28 Alfred von Schlieffen, Count/Prussian general-fieldmarshal

Deaths in History

  • Feb 6 Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)