On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • George Herriman, American cartoonist (Krazy Kat), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1944)
  • Gorch Fock [Johann Wilhelm Kinau], German author and poet, born in Finkenwerder, Hamburg, Germany (d. 1916)
1880 Highlights

About August 22, 1880

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo