On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1897

Historical Events

  • The Blackwall Tunnel, London, under the River Thames is officially opened

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Neumann, Austrian-British author (Waters of Babylon), born in Vienna (d. 1975)
1897 Highlights

About May 22, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini