On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1814

Historical Events

  • Australia's first currency - the holey dollar introduced, made of Spanish 'pieces of eight' with the centers stamped out, for the colony of New South Wales [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet and painter, born in Moryntsi, Ukraine (d. 1861) [OS]
1814 Highlights

About February 25, 1814

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces