On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1876

Famous Birthdays

  • H. Guy Bedwell, American thoroughbred trainer (North American champion in wins x 7; earnings 1918-19; first Triple Crown winner, Sir Barton), born in Roseburg, Oregon (d. 1951)
  • [Gwendolen] Gwen John, Welsh painter, born in Haverfordwest, Wales (d. 1939)
1876 Highlights

About June 22, 1876

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 144 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer