What Happened on February 22, 1878

Wonder of Woolworths Begins its Meteoric Rise

Historical Events

  • Greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo, Ohio)

Music Premiere

Peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F premieres at a Russian Musical Society concert in Moscow [February 10 O.S.]

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Ritz, Swiss physicist (d. 1909)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84
1878 Highlights

About February 22, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces