What Happened on April 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 10th anniversary Olympic games open at Athens, Greece
  • New rule puts umpire in sole charge of all game balls

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Eddie Albert [Heimberger], American actor (Roman Holiday, Green Acres), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 2005)

  • Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)
  • Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, second in line to the Swedish throne (d. 1946)