What Happened on January 22, 1875

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

D.W. Griffith, American film director and producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in LaGrange, Kentucky (d. 1948)

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith
  • Thomas W Ross, American actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Sprague, American banker and poet (Curiosity), dies at 83