On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1873

Historical Events

  • British Naval Officer John Moresby discovers the site of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and claims it for Britain
  • University of California gets its first Medical School (UC/San Francisco)
1873 Highlights

About February 20, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces