On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1859

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHorace Mann

Horace Mann, American education advocate, dies at 63

Father of American Education Horace Mann
Father of American Education
Horace Mann

1859 Highlights

About August 2, 1859

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo