Friday 23 February 2018


Sunrise 07:19
Sunset in 18:08

Sunrise 07:18
Sunset in 18:09

Difference :
2 minutes more

Full moon :
02/03 01:52

New moon :
17/03 14:12

23 jours depuis la dernière lune

Es passierte an einem 23 February

1954 : Vaccination against polio

On 23 February 1954, the first injections of the vaccine against polio developed by Jonas Salk, the first vaccine that was safe and effective, were made on children from Arsenal Elementary School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1966 : Military Coup in Syria

On 23 February 1966 a military coup, led by a member of the Baath party, Salah Jadid, overthrew the Baathist - but from another faction - military government - in Syria.

1987 : Supernova 1987A

On February 23, 1987, the light from the supernova 1987A, the result of the cataclysmic explosion of a giant star, starts to reach the earth. It is believed that the explosion occurred in the Large Magellanic Cloud, 51.4 kiloparsecs (approximately 168 000 light-years) from Earth.

1991 : Military Coup in Thailand

On February 23, 1991, a coup led by General Sunthorn Kongsompong overthrew the government of Chatichai Choonhavan.

Tagesaktualität : 23 February

National Day in Brunei
Defender of the Fatherland Day
On February 23 we celebrate the Defender of the Fatherland Day, which was formerly the Red Army Day.

Zitat des Tages : 23 February

John Keats
Love is my religion - I could die for it.

Geburtstage : 23 February

Georg Friedrich Handel, English composer (1685)
César Ritz, Swiss hotelier (1850)
Victor Fleming, American director (1889)
William McMahon, Prime Minister of Australia (1908)
Allan McLeod Cormack, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1924)
Claude Sautet, French director (1924)
Régine Crespin , French soprano (1927)
Jacques Séguéla, French advertiser (1934)
Peter Fonda, American actor (1940)
Brad Whitford, American musician (Aerosmith) (1952)
Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine (1954)
Louis Bertignac, French guitarist (1954)
Dominique de Lacoste, French comedian (Les Vamps) (1958)
Clayton Anderson, American astronaut (1959)
Carole Gaessler, French journalist (1968)
Malia Metella, French swimmer (1982)
Emily Blunt, English actress (1983)
Mido, Egyptian footballer (1983)
Kazuya Kamenashi, Japanese singer (1986)
Dakota Fanning, American actress (1994)

Sie haben uns verlassen 23 February

Zhengtong, Emperor of China (1464)
Joshua Reynolds, English painter (1792)
John Keats, English poet (1821)
John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States (1848)
Nellie Melba, Australian soprano (1931)
Edward Elgar, English composer (1934)
Paul Claudel, French writer (1955)
Stan Laurel, English actor (1965)
Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, Nobel Prize in Medicine (1973)
L. S. Lowry, English artist (1976)
Robert Enrico, French director (2001)

Tipp des Tages : 23 February

Afraid of monsters

If your child is afraid of monsters in his room at night, buy him a stuffed animal or a toy for him to be designated for the destruction of monsters. Your child will be reassured.

* Warnung

Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed