On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1884

Historical Events

  • Thomas Stevens starts 1st bike trip around world (2 yrs 9 mths)
  • US recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State

Famous Birthdays

  • Armas Launis, Finnish composer, born in Hämeenlinna, Finland (d. 1959)
1884 Highlights

About April 22, 1884

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus