On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1857

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves

Person of interestRobert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell, British officer and founder of the modern scouting movement, born in Paddington, London (d. 1941)

Founder of Scouts Robert Baden-Powell
Founder of Scouts
Robert Baden-Powell

1857 Highlights

About February 22, 1857

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces