On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Martyn Green, British actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Iceman Cometh), born in London, England (d. 1975)

Person of interestVladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov, Russian-American novelist (Lolita, Ada), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • Ned Gregory, Australian cricket batsman (1 Test; first recognised Test in 1877), dies at 59
1899 Highlights

About April 22, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus