What Happened in 1807

  • Robert E. Lee is Born

    Robert E. Lee was born January 19, 1807 at Stratford Hall Plantation in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the fifth child of Revolutionary War hero... Read more

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Is Born

    Under a spreading chestnut tree, The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his... Read more