On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1801

  • Feb 1 Thomas Cole, American romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School)
  • Feb 1 Émile Littré, French lexicographer (d. 1881)
  • Feb 7 John Rylands, England, merchant/philanthropist
  • Feb 21 John Henry Newman, England, cardinal/author (Dream of Gerontius)