On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1868

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestW.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)

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois

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? 152 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces