On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederik M baron of Asbeck, Dutch lawyer (League of Nations)
  • Musidora [Jeanne Roques], French actress and director (Les vampires, Judex), born in Paris, France (d. 1957)

Person of interestVictor Fleming

Victor Fleming, American film director (The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind), born in Pasadena, California (d. 1949)

Director Victor Fleming
Director
Victor Fleming

1889 Highlights

About February 23, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces