What Happened on February 7, 1839

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Henry Clay declares in Senate "I had rather be right than president"

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicolaas Pierson, Dutch economist and politician (Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1897-1901), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1909)
Born in 1839

Famous Deaths

  • Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)
1839 Highlights

About February 7, 1839

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius