On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Minoru Shirota, Japanese microbiologist and fouder of the Yakult Honsha beverage company, born in Tatsuoka, Nagano (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Dandridge McRae, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 69
1899 Highlights

About April 23, 1899

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus