On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1898

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

In France, Emile Zola is imprisoned for writing his "J'accuse" letter accusing government of anti-Semitism & wrongly jailing Alfred Dreyfus

Jewish Artillery Officer Alfred Dreyfus
Jewish Artillery Officer
Alfred Dreyfus

Famous Birthdays

  • Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist
1898 Highlights

About February 23, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces