Birthdays in History in February 1847

  • Feb 8 Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 11 Thomas Edison, American inventor (lightbulb, phonograph, motion picture camera) born in Milan, Ohio (d. 1931)

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison
  • Feb 14 Anna Howard Shaw, American suffragette
  • Feb 14 Maria Pia of Italy, queen of Portugal (d. 1911)
  • Feb 25 John Watson, Canadian philosopher (Objective Idealism)