On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1792

Historical Events

  • US postal service created, postage 6-12 cents depending on distance

Famous Birthdays

  • Eliza Courtney, English illegitimate daughter of Charles Grey and Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, born in Aix-en-Provence (d. 1859)
1792 Highlights

About February 20, 1792

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces