What Happened on March 2, 1859

Historical Events

  • 21st Grand National: Chris Green aboard 7/1 Half Caste wins by only a short neck from Jean Du Quesne

Famous Birthdays

  • Sholem Aleichem [Solomon Rabinowitz], Yiddish author and playwright (Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye the Dairyman), born in Pereyaslav, Russian Empire (d. 1916)
Born in 1859
1859 Highlights

About March 2, 1859

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces