What Happened on February 23, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Jaap Eden skates world record 10km (17:56)

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • William Heard, AME minister & educator, named minister to Liberia

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Goolden, actor (School for Husbands), born in London, England