On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergei Ozhegov, Russian lexicographer (Russian Language Dictionary), born in Kuvshinovo, Tver Oblast, Russia (d. 1964)

Famous Weddings

Edward L. Doheny

Oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny (44) weds Carrie Estelle Betzold in New Mexico Territory

1900 Highlights

About August 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo