On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1875

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCharles Lyell

Charles Lyell, British geologist (Elements of Geology), dies at 77

Geologist Charles Lyell
Geologist
Charles Lyell
  • Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French painter, dies at 78
1875 Highlights

About February 22, 1875

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces