On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Labroca, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., American engineer and inventor (Ferris Wheel), dies of typhoid fever at 37
  • Leon Leopold Lewandoski, Polish composer, dies at 65
1896 Highlights

About November 22, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius