May 4, 1796 in History

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Birthdays in History


Person of interestHorace Mann

Horace Mann, American educator, author and editor who pioneered public schools, born in Franklin, Massachusetts (d. 1859)

Father of American Education Horace Mann
Father of American Education
Horace Mann
  • Joseph Pannell Taylor, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1864)
  • William H. Prescott, American historian (d. 1859)