What Happened on February 20, 1873

Historical Events

  • British Naval Officer John Moresby is the first European to discover the site of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, claims it for the United Kingdom
  • University of California gets its first Medical School (UC/San Francisco)

About February 20, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces