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 This day in History - February 23
430 Historic Events for February 23
1874

Konstantin P„ts, Estonian PM (1921-23, 1932-33), dictator (1933-40)

Birth
1874

Mjr Walter Winfield patents game called "sphairistike" (lawn tennis)

Event
1875

Jozef E Stokvis, journalist/Dutch MP (SDAP)

Birth
1876

Wadi' Sabra, composer

Birth
1876

Agnes M Royden, writer

Birth
1879

Agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind and the Eye)

Birth
1879

Norman Lindsay, Creswick Victoria, artist/novelist

Birth
1880

Edgar Istel, composer

Birth
1881

Titus [Anno S] Brandsma, Dutch philosopher

Birth
1882

Ladislav Vycpalek, composer

Birth
1883

Victor Fleming, Pasadena Cal, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind)

Birth
1883

Alabama becomes 1st US state to enact an antitrust law

Event
1883

American Anti-Vivisection Society organized (Phila)

Event
1883

Karl Jaspers, Oldenburg Germany, existentialist philosopher

Birth
1884

Frank Cellier, Surbiton England, actor (Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade)

Birth
1884

Herman Courtens, Belgian painter

Birth
1884

Tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23

Death
1886

Ventura Garc¡a Calder¢n, Peruvian diplomat/author

Birth
1886

Albert Edward Sammons, composer

Birth
1886

London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad

Event
1886

Aluminum manufacturing process developed

Event
1886

Tsjaikovski's symphony "Manfred," premieres

Event
1887

French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die

Event
1887

Congress grants Seal Rocks to SF

Event
1887

Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer

Birth