On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye)
  • Norman Lindsay, Creswick Victoria, artist/novelist

Famous Deaths

  • Albrecht von Roon, Prussian soldier and statesman (Minister of War), dies at 75
1879 Highlights

About February 23, 1879

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces