On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Edwards, American jazz trombonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1963)
  • Johannes R. Becher, German writer and politician, born in Munich (d. 1958)
  • Lucien Cailliet, French-American composer, conductor and teacher (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1919-1937), born in Ch├ólons-sur-Marne, France (d. 1985)
  • Robert Gordon Sproul, American educator and college president (University of California), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1975)
1891 Highlights

About May 22, 1891

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini