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What Happened on February 14, 1819

Famous Birthdays

Christopher Latham Sholes

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

  • 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? 202 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius