What Happened on February 23, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Having occupied Korea, Japan signs a treaty with Korea under which it becomes a Japanese protectorate in return for Japanese protection from other powers
  • United States acquires control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina)
  • William L Shirer, historian (Rise & Fall of 3rd Reich)