On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Cornwallis Valley Railway begins operation between Kingsport and Kentville, Nova Scotia.

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, born in Droylsden, United Kingdom (d. 1960)
  • Mark Tobey, American abstract painter (Broadway Norm), born in Centerville, Wisconsin (d. 1976)