On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1852

Historical Events

  • British troopship Birkenhead sinks off South Africa, 458 die, 193 survive

Famous Birthdays

  • John Harvey Kellogg, American surgeon and nutritionist, inspired flaked cereal industry, born in Tyrone, Michigan (d. 1943)
1852 Highlights

About February 26, 1852

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 169 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces