What Happened on February 23, 1898

Historical Events


Emile Zola is imprisoned in France for writing his "J'accuse" letter which accused the government of anti-Semitism and of wrongly jailing Alfred Dreyfus

Famous Birthdays

  • Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist (Etruscan, Ancient Greece and Rome), (d. 1961)
Born in 1898
1898 Highlights

About February 23, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces