On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Emilis Melngailis, Latvian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in VidriĹži, Russian Empire (d. 1954)

Person of interestErnest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton, British-Irish polar explorer (Endurance, Antarctica), born in Kilkea, Ireland (d. 1922)

Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton
Polar Explorer
Ernest Shackleton

1874 Highlights

About February 15, 1874

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius