On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1793

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestSam Houston

Sam Houston, American born 1st President of Republic of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44) who helped bring Texas into the United States as a constituent state, born in Rockbridge County, Virginia (d. 1863)

Texan Revolutionary Sam Houston
Texan Revolutionary
Sam Houston

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist
1793 Highlights

About March 2, 1793

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces