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What Happened on August 22, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurence McKinley Gould, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929, born in Lacota, Michigan (d. 1995)
1896 Highlights

About August 22, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo