1775 – Dr. Alexander Anderson, born on the 21st of April in New York City to Scottish parents. He was an American illustrator.
1794 – He was also a contemporary of Thomas Bewick, and published his first work in Arnaud Bernaud’s "The Looking Glass of the Mind".
– He is one of the earliest American wood-engravers. He produced works for books, periodicals, and newspapers.
1870 – Died on the 17th of January in New York City.