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 This day in History - February 15
486 Historic Events for February 15
1799

1st US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania

Event
1800

Frederik W Conrad, Dutch hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer

Birth
1803

John Augustus Sutter, Swiss/US colonist (New Helvetia Ca, Sutter Mill)

Birth
1804

New Jersey becomes last northern state to abolish slavery

Event
1807

Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer

Birth
1809

Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor (Mechanical reaper)

Birth
1811

Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74)

Birth
1812

Charles Lewis Tiffany, Killingly Ct, jeweler (Tiffany)

Birth
1817

Charles F Daubigny, French restauranteur/painter

Birth
1818

Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69

Death
1819

Christopher Sholes, Mooresburg Penn, inventor (typewriter)

Birth
1820

Susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass, woman's suffragette

Birth
1820

William Ellery, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 92

Death
1820

Pierre-Joseph Cambon, member of Committee the Salut Public, dies at 63

Death
1821

Abraham de Amorie van der de Have, theologist/poet

Birth
1822

Theodor Uhlig, composer

Birth
1823

Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli Canton

Birth
1826

George J Stoney, Irish physicist

Birth
1828

Johan H van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Dictionary)

Birth
1829

Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Roland Blake)

Birth
1831

Henry Maudslay, inventor (metal lathe), dies

Death
1832

Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer, dies at 85

Death
1834

William Preece, English electrical engineer/wireless pioneer

Birth
1835

Alexander Stuart Webb, Major General (Union Army), died in 1911

Birth
1835

Henry Hunt, British politican, dies

Death