On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1868

Famous Birthdays

W.E.B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois, American civil rights activist, writer (Souls of Black Folk) and founder of the NAACP, born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (d. 1963)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Strath, Scottish golfer (British Open 1865), dies at 30
1868 Highlights

About February 23, 1868

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces