On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1819

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles-Louis Hanon, French composer and piano pedagogue (The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises), born in Renescure, France (d. 1900)
  • Thomas Anderson, Scottish chemist (discovered pyridine), born in Leith, Scotland (d. 1874)