What Happened on February 22, 1879

Wonder of Woolworths Begins its Meteoric Rise

Historical Events

Event of Interest

First "Woolworth's Great Five Cent Store" opened by Frank Winfield Woolworth in Utica, New York. It fails almost immediately.

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Lindsay, Australian artist and novelist (The Magic Pudding), born in Creswick Victoria (d. 1969) [1]
Born in 1879

About February 22, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 144 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces