On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Abramsky, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Lutsk, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1985)
  • Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
  • Gustaf Paulson, Swedish organist and composer (The Resurrection Symphony), born in Hälsingborg, Sweden (d. 1966)
  • Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
  • Ross Barnett, American lawyer and politician (Gov-D-Mississippi 1960-64), born in Standing Pine, Mississippi (d. 1987)
  • Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), born in Riga, Latvia [NS] (d. 1948)
1898 Highlights

About January 22, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius