On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1852

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Bancroft becomes the American Geographical Society's first president

Father of U.S. History George Bancroft
Father of U.S. History
George Bancroft

Famous Birthdays

  • [James] Burner Matthews, US playwright/critic (NY Times)
1852 Highlights

About February 21, 1852

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces