On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1797

Historical Events

Last Invasion of Britain

The Last Invasion of Britain, launched by the French during the Revolutionary Wars, begins near Fishguard, Wales

Famous Birthdays

  • William I, Berlin, King of Prussia (1861-88)/German Emperor (1871-88)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von M√ľnchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720)
1797 Highlights

About February 22, 1797

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces