On This Day

January 23, 1862 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Agoston Haraszthy, 1st vintner in Sonoma Valley, California imports 10,000 grape vine cuttings

Birthdays in History

  • David Hilbert, German mathematician (Hilbert spaces, invariant theory, axiomatization of geometry), born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1943)