On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1876

Historical Events

  • 1st official National League baseball game is played; Boston Red Stockings beat Philadelphia Athletics, 6-5 at the Jefferson Street Grounds, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Nationals Wes Fisler scores baseball's 1st run

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky completes his ballet "Swan Lake"


Famous Birthdays

  • Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler and strongman of the early 20th century, born in Väike-Maarja, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire (d. 1920)
1876 Highlights

About April 22, 1876

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 144 years and 6 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus