On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1839

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Peirce, American scientist and philosopher known as "the father of pragmatism", born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1914)
  • Isaac Kauffman Funk, American publisher (Funk & Wagnalls), born in Clifton, Ohio (d. 1912)

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66
1839 Highlights

About September 10, 1839

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo