On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1792

Historical Events

  • Humane Society of Massachusetts incorporated (erected life-saving stations for distressed mariners)
  • Joseph Haydn's 94th Symphony in G premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor

Famous Deaths

  • Joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter (Simplicity), dies at 68
1792 Highlights

About February 23, 1792

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 229 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces