On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1849

Historical Events

Oldest Photo of a Serving US President

In New York City, James Knox Polk becomes first serving US President to have his photograph taken (by Matthew Brady).

1849 Highlights

About February 14, 1849

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius