On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1827

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • James Barnet Fry, American historian and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Carrollton, Illinois (d. 1894)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Willson Peale, American painter remembered for his portraits of leading figures of the American Revolution (George Washington), dies at 85