On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1875

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestD. W. Griffith

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
1875 Highlights

About January 22, 1875

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius