On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Slocum, Canadian seaman and adventurer (d. 1909)
  • Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (thermodynamics), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1906)
  • Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (statistical mechanics)
1844 Highlights

About February 20, 1844

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces