On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1887

Historical Events

  • French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die
  • US Congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Delevanti, British actor (Soylent Green, The Night of the Iguana), born in London, England (d. 1975)
  • Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer
1887 Highlights

About February 23, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 134 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces