On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1809

  • Jul 8 Ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja)
  • Jul 10 Friedrich August Quenstedt, German geologist and paleontologist, born in Eisleben, Saxony (d. 1889)
  • Jul 28 Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, American astronomer and Union Major General, born in Union County, Kentucky (d. 1862)
  • Jul 30 Charles Chiniquy, Canadian Catholic priest who left the Roman Catholic Church and became a Presbyterian minister, born in Kamouraska, Quebec (d. 1899)