February 23, 1904 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Having occupied Korea, Japan signs a treaty with Korea under which it becomes a Japanese protectorate in return for Japanese protection from other powers
  • United States acquires control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million

Birthdays in History

  • Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina)
  • William L Shirer, historian (Rise & Fall of 3rd Reich)

Deaths in History

  • Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian homeopath doctor and founder of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, dies at 70