It happened on JANUARY 23

1862
David Hilbert was born in Königsberg, Prussia (today Kaliningrad, Russia). A German logician, he worked on the axiomatization of mathematics.
1961
Wilhelm Koppers died. An ethnologist, he was a scholar in the fields of philosophy, theology, and religious history; he also devoted himself to studying the origin of man.
1973

Skylab was launched into orbit. It was the first space station used by astronauts for scientific experiments.

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