On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1836

Historical Events


Battle of InterestBattle of the Alamo

Alamo besieged for 13 days until March 6 by Mexican army under General Santa Anna; entire garrison eventually killed

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The Fall of the Alamo by Robert Jenkins Onderdonk shows folk hero Davy Crockett shortly before being killed by Mexican soldiers
The Fall of the Alamo by Robert Jenkins Onderdonk shows folk hero Davy Crockett shortly before being killed by Mexican soldiers
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1836 Highlights

About February 23, 1836

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces