On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1853

Historical Events

  • 15th Grand National: Tom Oliver aboard Peter Simple wins his third GN Steeplechase and the stallion's second; oldest horse to win event at 15
  • Territory of Washington organized after separating from Oregon Territory
1853 Highlights

About March 2, 1853

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces