On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-born actress, scriptwriter, and producer (Blood and Sand), born in Yalta, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1945)
  • Eastwood Lane, American composer, born in Brewerton, New York (d. 1951)
  • Jean Cras, French composer, born in Brest, France (d. 1932)
  • Warwick Armstrong, Australian cricketer (Big Ship Great Aussie skipper 1920-21), born in Kyneton, Australia (d. 1947)
1879 Highlights

About May 22, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini