On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1878

Historical Events

  • The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.
1878 Highlights

About October 22, 1878

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra