On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1807

  • Feb 1 William Bowen Campbell, American politician and Civil War Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Sumner County, Tennessee (d. 1867)

Person of interestJoseph E. Johnston

Feb 3 Joseph E. Johnston, American military officer (senior officer in Confederate Army and United States Army), born in Farmville, Virginia (d. 1891)

US Army Officer and Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston
US Army Officer and Confederate General
Joseph E. Johnston
  • Feb 6 Hans Matthison-Hansen, Danish composer, born in Flensburg, Germany (d. 1890)
  • Feb 8 Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman
  • Feb 8 Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)
  • Feb 10 Abner Clark Harding, American politician and Civil War Brigadier General (Union Army), born in East Hampton, Connecticut (d. 1874)
  • Feb 13 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder (Liefdezusters)
  • Feb 15 Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, Polish composer, born in Romanów, Russian Empire (d. 1867)
  • Feb 16 Lysander Cutler, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Royalston, Massachusetts (d. 1866)
  • Feb 25 George Trenholm, South Carolina plantation owner, Secretary of the Treasury for the Confederate States, (d. 1876)
  • Feb 27 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American poet (Song of Hiawatha), born in Portland, Maine (d. 1882)