On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecil Sharp, British collector of English folk music and dance, born in London, England (d. 1924)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75
1859 Highlights

About November 22, 1859

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 161 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius