On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1821

Day of the Week: Friday

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