On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1892

Historical Events

Historic Event

"Lady Windermere's Fan" by Oscar Wilde premieres at St James Theatre, London

  • Manitoba Rugby Football Union forms

Famous Birthdays

  • David Dubinsky, labor leader (Freedom Award, 1969 Medal of Freedom)
  • Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize), born in Rockland, Maine (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (b. 1828)
1892 Highlights

About February 22, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces