On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Powell, American Confederate soldier who was part of the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln and who attempted to kill Secretary of State William H. Seward, born in Randolph, Alabama (d. 1865)

Famous Deaths

  • Henri-Montan Berton, French composer, dies at 76
1844 Highlights

About April 22, 1844

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus