On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1881

Historical Events

  • "Cleopatra's Needle", a 3,500-year-old Ancient Egyptian obelisk is erected in Central Park, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph B. Ely, American politician (d. 1956)
1881 Highlights

About February 22, 1881

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces