On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1870

Historical Events

  • Beach Pneumatic Transit - 1st attempt to demonstrate a subway in New York opens (pneumatic powered)

Famous Deaths

  • Wyatt Outlaw, African American Town Councillor and Constable, leader of Union League in NC, lynched by the Ku Klux Klan at about 50
1870 Highlights

About February 26, 1870

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces