Famous People Born in February 1803

  • Feb 2 Albert Sidney Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Feb 15 John Augustus Sutter, Swiss-American immigrant on whose land the California gold rush began (New Helvetia, Sutter Mill), born in Kandern, Baden (d. 1880)
  • Feb 20 Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich, Swiss pianist and composer, born in Brugg, Switzerland (d. 1836)
  • Feb 23 John Sutter, German-Swiss-American colonist who established Sutter's Fort in what is now Sacramento and where gold was first discovered in California, born in Kandern, Margraviate of Baden, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1880)