On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1845

  • Feb 3 Ernest von Wildenbruch, German playwright (Sedan)
  • Feb 15 Elihu Root, American statesman (R)/US Secretary of State (1905-09)/Nobel Peace Prize (1912), born in Clinton, New York (d. 1937)
  • Feb 26 Alexander III, St Petersburg, Russian tsar (1881-94) (3/10 NS)