Historical Events on February 28, 1844

About Feb 28, 1844

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 8 months and 17 days

Historical Events

  • 12-inch gun aboard USS Princeton explodes, killing Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur, Secretary of the Navy Thomas Gilmer, and other high-ranking U.S. federal officials
  • 6th Grand National: Mr John Crickmere aboard Discount wins