On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1860

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Abraham Lincoln makes a speech at Cooper Union in the city of New York that is largely responsible for his election to the Presidency

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

1860 Highlights

About February 27, 1860

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 11 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces