On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1876

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st National League game, Boston Braves beat Philadelphia Athletics 6-5
  • 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)