On This Day

December 1810 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 15 1st Irish magazine in US, "Shamrock" published
  • Dec 22 British frigate HMS Minotaur sinks killing 480

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 7 Theodor Schwann, German physiologist and co-originator of cell theory, born in Neuss, Germany (d. 1882)
  • Dec 7 Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist, born in Eisenstadt, Austria (d. 1894)
  • Dec 11 Alfred de Musset, French writer (Un Caprice, Bettine), born in Paris, France (d. 1857)
  • Dec 13 Clark Mills, American sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) (d. 1883)
  • Dec 24 Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter & illustrator, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1873)
  • Dec 25 Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (d. 1892)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 2 Philipp Otto Runge, German Romantic painter, dies at 33