On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1859

Historical Events

Sports History

Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Schubert, Austrian composer, brother of Franz Schubert, dies at 64
1859 Highlights

About February 26, 1859

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces