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Daily Report

Monday, December 20, 1858

Birthdays

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Isaac Erwin Avery

Turns 30 on this date
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George Alexander Coffey

Turns 38 on this date
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Rodolphus Holland Duell

Turns 34 on this date
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Edgar Everett Hastings

Turns 12 on this date
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Laura Smith Haviland

Turns 50 on this date
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Samuel Jordan Kirkwood

Turns 45 on this date
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Richard Lucian Page

Turns 51 on this date
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Amy Kirby Post

Turns 56 on this date
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John Winfield Wallace

Turns 40 on this date

Events

Slavery/Abolition John Brown liberates slaves from three Missouri farms
12/20/1858 to 12/21/1858
Campaigns/Elections Lincoln-Douglas campaign lasts from mid-June 1858 until January 1859
06/16/1858 to 01/05/1859
Lawmaking/Litigating The second session of the 35th Congress is sitting in Washington, DC
12/06/1858 to 12/22/1858