What Happened on January 22, 1875

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonifacius Cornelius de Jonge, Dutch politician (Governor General of the Dutch East Indies 1931-6) (d. 1958)

D. W. GriffithD. W. Griffith (1875-1948)

American film director and producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in LaGrange, Kentucky

  • Thomas W Ross, American actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1959)
Born in 1875

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? 148 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius