On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Bairstow, English composer, born in Trinity Street, Huddersfield, England (d. 1946)
  • Max Scheler, German philosopher (Vom Umsturz der Werte), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1928)

Famous Deaths

  • Sydney Thompson Dobell, English poet, dies at 50
1874 Highlights

About August 22, 1874

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo