On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Edvin Wide, Swedish 10K runner (Olympic silver 1924)
  • 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, Flemish poet/writer/critic (Occupied City)
1896 Highlights

About February 22, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces