On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1898

Historical Events

  • Crew of Belgium RV Belgica see 1st sunrise in 1600 hrs - 1st expedition to endure Antarctic winter

Famous Birthdays

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder, American sculptor (mobiles, stabiles), born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)

  • Stephen Vincent BenĂ©t, American author (d. 1943)
1898 Highlights

About July 22, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer