On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1874

Historical Events

  • Major Walter Clopton Winfield patents a game called "sphairistike" (lawn tennis)

Famous Birthdays

  • Konstantin P├Ąts, Estonian Prime Minister (1921-23, 1932-33) and dictator (1933-40), born in Tahkuranna Parish, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
1874 Highlights

About February 23, 1874

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces