On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1839

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Peirce, American scientist and philosopher, 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