On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1805

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes Elias Feisser, Dutch theologist and founder of 1st Dutch baptist church, born in Winsum, Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1865)
  • Joseph ┼ákoda, Bohemian physician, born in Pilsen, Kingdom of Bohemia (d. 1881)

Person of interestWilliam Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison, American abolitionist publisher (The Liberator), born in Newburyport, Massachusetts (d. 1879)

Abolitionist and Social Reformer William Lloyd Garrison
Abolitionist and Social Reformer
William Lloyd Garrison

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer, dies at 43