On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1770

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine Reicha, Czech born French composer and teacher, friend of Beethoven, born in Prague (d. 1836)

Famous Deaths

  • Francois Hanot, French composer and violinist, dies at 72
  • Giuseppe Tartini, Venetian Baroque composer and violinist (Trillo del Diavolo), dies at 77
1770 Highlights

About February 26, 1770

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 251 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces