On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1869

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The clipper Cutty Sark is launched In Dumbarton, Scotland, one of the last clippers ever built and the only one still surviving

Famous Birthdays

  • Valdemar Poulsen, Danish engineer who invented devices for radio broadcasting, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1942)