This Day in History: 1869-02-26

Joseph Bolitho Johns (Moondyne Joe) was captured in the cellar at Houghton Vineyard, after two years at large. He was re-sentenced with a release date of 1884.

Perth gazette, 5 Mar. 1869, p.2.
Ian Elliot. Moondyne: the man and the myth. 2nd ed.  Hesperian Press, 1998, pp. 89-91.