On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1821

Historical Events

  • College of Apothecaries organized in Philadephia; 1st US pharmacy college

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Keats

John Keats, English Romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn), dies of tuberculosis at 25

Romantic Poet John Keats
Romantic Poet
John Keats
  • Marie-Anne Collot, French sculptor, dies
1821 Highlights

About February 23, 1821

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces