On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Writer and Poet Oscar Wilde
Writer and Poet
Oscar Wilde
  • 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)