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What Happened on February 14, 1819

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Person of interestChristopher Latham Sholes

Christopher Latham Sholes, American newspaper man, politician and inventor of the typewriter, born in Mooresburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1890)

Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard Christopher Latham Sholes
Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard
Christopher Latham Sholes
  • James Green Martin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (d. 1878)
1819 Highlights

About February 14, 1819

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius