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What Happened on February 23, 1855

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCarl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician considered one of the greatest of all time (Gaussian distribution, fundamental theorem of algebra), dies at 77

Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist
Carl Friedrich Gauss

1855 Highlights

About February 23, 1855

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 166 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces