February 1801 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 9 France & Austria sign Peace of Luneville
  • Feb 27 Washington, D.C. placed under Congressional jurisdiction

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 1 Émile Littré, French lexicographer (d. 1881)

Thomas ColeThomas Cole (1801-1848)

Feb 1 American romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School), born in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire, England

  • Feb 7 John Rylands, English cloth merchant and philanthropist (Rylands & Sons, Manchester's 1st multi-millionaire), born in Parr, England (d. 1888)
  • Feb 21 John Henry Newman, British thologian (Tract 90), educator, poet (Dream of Gerontius), Anglican priest, Catholic priest, cardinal and saint, born in London, England (d. 1890)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 7 Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (b. 1726)