On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1879

Historical Events

  • 1st 5 cent & 10 cent store opened by Frank W. Woolworth in Utica, New York (failed almost immediately)

Famous Birthdays

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

About February 22, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces