23 February It happened today…….
1633 Birth of the English diarist Samuel Pepys.
1792 Death of British painter, Sir Joshua Reynolds.
1924 Death of Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the USA.
1931 Death of Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba.
1945 The Stars and Stripes is raised over the island of Iwo Jima.
1987 Death of pop artist Andy Warhol.