February 7, 1839 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Clay declares in Senate "I had rather be right than president"

Legislator and Orator Henry Clay
Legislator and Orator
Henry Clay

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  • Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)