What Happened on February 23, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Agnes Arber, English biologist and philosopher (Mind & the Eye, 1st woman botanist elected to the Royal Society), born in London, England (d. 1960)

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? 144 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces