On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1887

Historical Events

  • George Lohmann took 1st 8-wkt haul in test cricket, 8-35 at Sydney Cricket Ground

Famous Birthdays

  • Benegal Narsing Rau, Indian lawyer and civil servant, President of UN Security Council (1950), helped draft India's constitution, born in Mangalore, India (d. 1953)
  • Grover Cleveland Alexander, American baseball pitcher (Phillies, Cubs), born in Elba, Nebraska (d. 1950)
  • Stefan Grabinski, Polish writer (d. 1936)
1887 Highlights

About February 26, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces