On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1839

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)

Famous Deaths

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

About February 7, 1839

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 182 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius