On This Day

February 1835 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 20 Concepcion, Chile, destroyed by earthquake; 5,000 die
  • Feb 24 Siwinowe Kesibwi (Shawnee Sun) is 1st Indian language monthly magazine
  • Feb 28 Dr Elias L"nnrot publishes Finnish poem "Kalevala"

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 13 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (d. 1908)
  • Feb 14 Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1894)
  • Feb 15 Alexander Stuart Webb, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1911)
  • Feb 20 Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist
  • Feb 26 Richard Andree, German geography, etnologist (Andree's Handatlas)
  • Feb 27 Charles Cartuyvels, Belgian pulprit orator
  • Feb 27 Richard Garnett, English author (Ananda the Miracle Worker)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 15 Henry Hunt, British politician, dies