- The Serbian kingdom is refounded.
- With 120 miles James Saunders wins NYC's 24 hour race & $100 prize
- Eric Gill, English sculptor, engraver and typographer (Perpetua, Gill sans), born in Brighton, England (d. 1940)
About February 22, 1882
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No
Star Sign: Pisces