On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1892

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)
1892 Highlights

About February 22, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces