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.


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