On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1844

Historical Events

  • Millerite Adventists wait for appearance of Jesus

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLouis Riel

Louis Riel, Canadian politician, founder of the province of Manitoba and leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies, born in Red River Colony, Rupert's Land, British North America (d. 1885)

Politician and Revolutionary Louis Riel
Politician and Revolutionary
Louis Riel

Person of interestSarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth), born in Paris, France (d. 1923) (birth poss 23rd Oct)

Stage and Film Actress Sarah Bernhardt
Stage and Film Actress
Sarah Bernhardt

1844 Highlights

About October 22, 1844

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra