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What Happened on January 8, 1823

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Person of interestAlfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist, explorer and co-discoverer of evolution through natural selection, born in Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales (d. 1913)

Naturalist, biologist, and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace
Naturalist, biologist, and explorer
Alfred Russel Wallace

1823 Highlights

About January 8, 1823

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 198 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn