On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1839

Historical Events

  • 1st Grand National steeplechase, Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool: Jem Mason wins aboard 5/1 favourite Lottery

Famous Deaths

  • Sybil Ludington, American revolutionary heroine (rode to alert militia), dies at 77
1839 Highlights

About February 26, 1839

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces