December 2, 1859 in History

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Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Georges Seurat, post-impressionist painter (Grande Jatte), born in Paris, France (d. 1891)

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat

Deaths in History


BattleExecution

John Brown, US abolitionist (Harpers Ferry), hanged at 59

Abolitionist John Brown
Abolitionist
John Brown