On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1876

Historical Events

  • Johns Hopkins University opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Zitkála-Šá, [aka Gertrude Bonnin] Native American (Yankton Dakota) writer, violinist, librettist (The Sun Dance Opera), educator, and political activist, born in Yankton Indian Reservation, Dakota Territory (now South Dakota) (d. 1938)
1876 Highlights

About February 22, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces