What Happened on February 22, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Edvin Wide, Sweden, 10K runner (Olympic-silver-1924)
  • Enid Markey, actress, 1st to play Tarzan's Jane, born in Dillon, Colorado (d. 1981)
  • Nacio Herb Brown, US composer
  • Paul Van Ostaijen, Flemish poet/writer/critic (Occupied City)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hughes, politician/author of Tom Brown's Schooldays, Brighton