On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1833

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJ.E.B. Stuart

J. E. B. Stuart [James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart], Confederate General in the American Civil War, born in Patrick County, Virginia (d. 1864)

Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart
Confederate General
J.E.B. Stuart
  • José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist, born in Polanco, Spain (d. 1906)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (first detailed classification of crustaceans and insects), dies at 70
1833 Highlights

About February 6, 1833

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 188 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius