On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamish MacCunn, Scottish composer (The Land of the Mountain and the Flood), and teacher, born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 1916)
  • Henry W Methorst, lawyer/director (Dutch Cent Bureau of Statistics)

Person of interestRobert A. Millikan

Robert A. Millikan, American physicist (photoelectric effect; Nobel 1923), born in Morrison, Illinois (d. 1953)

1868 Highlights

About March 22, 1868

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries