On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • George Studd, English cricket batsman (4 Tests; Middlesex), born in Netheravon, Wiltshire, England (d. 1945)

Person of interestJohn Dewey

John Dewey, American philosopher, educational theorist and writer (learn by doing), born in Burlington, Vermont (d. 1952)

Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer
John Dewey

1859 Highlights

About October 20, 1859

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra