On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1826

Historical Events

  • 1st US railroad chartered, Granite Railway in Quincy, Massachusetts

Famous Birthdays

  • John Buford, American Major General (Union Army), born in Woodford County, Kentucky (d. 1863)
  • Theodore Judah, American railroad engineer (d. 1863)
1826 Highlights

About March 4, 1826

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 194 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces