On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1819

Historical Events

  • The Adams–Onís Treaty between Spain and the United States is signed, ceding Florida to the US and defining the boundary between the US and New Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernardo Calvo Puig, composer
  • James Russell Lowell, poet/critic/diplomat/abolitionist
1819 Highlights

About February 22, 1819

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces