On This Day: February 23rd
This is 54th day of the year and 311 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—18 Adar I 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 19th day of the 1st month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Scottish scientists announced the successful cloning of a sheep, Dolly.
W. E. B. DuBoisauthor
Crown Prince Naruhitoheir to the Japanese throne
Viktor Yushchenkopolitician, president
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