On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1796

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolphe Quetelet, Belgian astronomer, mathematician and sociologist (body mass index scale), born in Ghent, French Republic (d. 1874)
  • Alexis Bachelot, French missionary (d. 1837)
1796 Highlights

About February 22, 1796

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces