On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1845

Historical Events

  • William Parsons, Earl of Rosse, 1st uses 72 inch (183 cm) reflector

Famous Birthdays

  • Elihu Root, American statesman (R)/US Secretary of State (1905-09)/Nobel Peace Prize (1912), born in Clinton, New York (d. 1937)
1845 Highlights

About February 15, 1845

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius