On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1866

Historical Events

  • New York Legislature forms NYC Metropolitan Board of Health

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHerbert Henry Dow

Herbert Henry Dow, American chemical industrialist (Dow Chemical), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1930)

Chemical Industrialist Herbert Henry Dow
Chemical Industrialist
Herbert Henry Dow

1866 Highlights

About February 26, 1866

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces