Historical Events In February - 24
Monday, 01 March 2021
1860 On this day in history daniel Berkeley Updike, printer/publisher/writer (Printing Types)
1862 Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1863 Arizona is organized as a U.S. territory on February - 24.
1863 On this day in history forrest's raid on Brentwood TN
1863 Arizona Territory created on this day in history.
1864 On February - 24 battle of Tunnel Hill GA (Buzzard's Roost)
1864 -Feb 25] Battle of Tunnel Hill, GA (Buzzard's Roost) on February - 24.
1866 Arthur Pearson, Wookey Somerset England, newspaper proprietor on this day in history.
1868 First US parade with floats (Mardi Gras-Mobile AL) on this day in history.
1868 The House of Representatives impeaches (but the Senate later acquits) U.S. President Andrew Johnson, following his attempt to dismiss War Secretary Edwin Stanton on February - 24.
1868 1st US parade with floats (Mardi Gras-Mobile Alabama) on February - 24.
1872 On February - 24 john Jarvis, England, swimmer (won 108 titles)
1874 Honus Wagner, HOF shortstop (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1900-17) on February - 24.
1874 On February - 24 anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49
1875 The SS Gothenburg hits the Great Barrier Reef and sinks off the Australian east coast, killing approximately 100, including a number of high profile civil servants and dignitaries on this day in history.
1876 On February - 24 henrik Ibsen's "Peer Gynt," premieres in Oslo
1876 On this day in history jean Poveigh, composer
1876 Jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1877 On this day in history rudolf Ganz, composer
1879 On February - 24 herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)
1881 On February - 24 de Lesseps' Company begins work on Panama Canal
1881 De Lesseps' Co begins work on Panama Canal on this day in history.
1885 On February - 24 the birth of Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral
1885 On February - 24 bert Lytell, NYC, actor (Henry-One Man's Family)
1887 Mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate) on this day in history.
1888 On February - 24 louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot
1888 The 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR on February - 24.
1888 On February - 24 louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot
1890 Antonio Massana, composer on February - 24.
1891 French troops under Captain Archinard occupy Diéna West Sudan on February - 24.
1891 On February - 24 french troops under capt Archinard occupy Diena West Sudan
1893 The American University is chartered by an act of the Congress of the United States of America on this day in history.
1894 On February - 24 nicaragua captures Tegucigalpa, Honduras (National Day, sort of)
1895 On this day in history cuban war of independence begins