- Emile Souvestre born 1806.
- John Lothrop Motley born 1814.
- Henry James born 1843.
- Abraham Lincoln died 1865.
Almighty God, I pray that I may always be alive to my opportunities, but may I never leave others impoverished by taking advantage of them. May my prosperity be conducted with my eyes open, guarding what I give and receive, that my possessions may remain valuable through life. Amen.