On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1878

Wonder of Woolworths Begins its Meteoric Rise

Historical Events

  • Greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo, Ohio)

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? 143 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces