What Happened on February 22, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Edvin Wide, Swedish runner (Olympic silver 1924 and world record holder), born in Kimito, Finland (d. 1996)
  • Enid Markey, American actress, 1st to play Tarzan's Jane, born in Dillon, Colorado (d. 1981)
  • Nacio Herb Brown, American composer (Singin' In The Rain), born in Deming, New Mexico (d. 1964)
  • Paul Van Ostaijen, Belgian-Dutch poet, writer and critic (Occupied City), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1928)
Born in 1896
1896 Highlights

About February 22, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces