On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1881

Historical Events

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra gives its first concert

Famous Birthdays

  • Clinton Davisson, American physicist (Nobel 1937- discovery of electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-Germer experiment), born in Bloomington, Illinois (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Janis Cimze, Latvian composer, Father of Latvian choir music, dies at 67
1881 Highlights

About October 22, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra