On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Ysaguirre, American jazz double bass and tuba player (Don Redman Orchestra), born in Belize, British Honduras (now Belize City, Belize) (d. 1982)
  • Karol Świerczewski, Polish general (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Blondin, French acrobat and tight rope walker, dies at 72
1897 Highlights

About February 22, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces