On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1773

Historical Events

  • Construction of Walnut Street Jail is approved by the state of Pennsylvania; it will become the first experiment with the practice of solitary confinement in the United States
1773 Highlights

About February 26, 1773

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces