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February 14, 1819 in History

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Person of interestChristopher Latham Sholes

Christopher Latham Sholes, American newspaper man, politician and inventor of the typewriter, born in Mooresburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1890)

Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard Christopher Latham Sholes
Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard
Christopher Latham Sholes
  • James Green Martin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (d. 1878)
1819 in History