On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1862

Historical Events

  • Agoston Haraszthy, 1st vintner in Sonoma Valley, California imports 10,000 grape vine cuttings

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hilbert, German mathematician (Hilbert spaces, invariant theory, axiomatization of geometry), born in K√∂nigsberg, East Prussia (d. 1943)
1862 Highlights

About January 23, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius