On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • RenĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), born in Denmark (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Bellamy, American author (Looking Backward) and socialist, dies of tuberculosis at 48
1898 Highlights

About May 22, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini